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If Points Were Different

from Tim Wharnsby of the Globe and Mail,

But what if the league decided to try another points system? Would there be a different look to the standings?
For the most part, the answer is there would be slight adjustments, but nothing really jumps out, other than the Ottawa Senators would be a lot closer to divisional rival the Buffalo Sabres and the San Jose Sharks would be ahead of the Anaheim Ducks in their division.
Still, it’s interesting to see where the teams would stand if there was no point awarded for a loss in overtime or shootout (no OTL point), or if the shootout was not implemented and each team would get a point for a tie after completing a scoreless overtime (no shootout). Or if three points were granted for a regular-time win, two points for an overtime or shootout win and one point for an overtime or shootout loss (a 3-2-1 system).

read on for some charts…

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