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Tuesday, June 07, 2005

nhl- Bigger Nets- Maybe

from Al Strachan and the Toronto Sun via Slam, The open-game concept? Forget it.
But the bigger nets and no red line? A lot better than expected.
Those were the consensus opinions at the National Hockey League's research and development camp yesterday, the latest attempt by the league to come up with workable rules that will make the game more exciting when it returns.
Fans already know that in the new NHL, the game will be radically altered. There will be shootouts, thereby making ties a thing of the past. And the tag-up rule will be back. The goalies' pads will be smaller.
But what else?...continue...