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BOG Makes Needed Rule Tweaks

from Al Strachan of the Toronto Sun,
To deal with some minor problems that had cropped up in the shootout, the National Hockey League passed a couple of rules yesterday. All shootout shots are now subject to review to make sure that any goal is legal. In the past, some referee decisions on shootouts had not been considered reviewable. In cases of long shootouts, if a team has players unavailable because of injury and thereby qualifies to use its first shooter again, the opposing team also gets to go back to the top of its list, even if it has players who have not shot.
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