Imagine a tie baseball game after 11 innings. Clearly the only way to settle this boring affair after investing four hours of your life is a homerun hitting contest.
The Spurs and the Lakers tied at 114 each after overtime. Clear the court, its slam dunk contest time.
Absurd right? Ridiculous. Foolish. No way would it ever happen. Why then, does the NHL insist on ending games with a shootout? Why not mix it up a little and next year