When the NHL announced they’d be changing the overtime format from 4-on-4 to 3-on-3, I was excited. I’m not as lukewarm on the shootout as other people seem to be, as it totally eliminated the tie, which made hockey games feel like they had a certain degree of pointlessness. But, it didn’t seem all that fair to go to a shootout, where goals weren’t officially scored to decide...
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