Change would give more weight to regulation wins
The NHL's tiebreak formula might be getting a facelift next season.
Currently, the first tiebreaker for teams tied in the standings at the conclusion of the regular season is total wins. At the conclusion of their meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., the NHL's 30 GMs voted unanimously to change the first tiebreaker to count regulation and overtime wins only.
"So you exclude the shootout wins, which we all think is a fair way of doing it," Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson, the author ...
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