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Time to revisit three-point system

Updated: December 2, 2009, 2:20 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

We take you back to this past Saturday night and the three early games we were watching on "Hockey Night In Canada": Washington at Montreal, Calgary at Columbus and Ottawa at Boston.

Within a 10-minute span close to 10 p.m. ET, all three games ended in a shootout, and you think to yourself, "How strange is this?"

Turns out, not so odd at all.

If the 2009-10 NHL season is indeed the Year of the Injury, the Year of the Shootout is giving it a very good ...

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