Tag: Maple leafs

NHL Season Preview 2019-2020

With the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators set to kick off the 2019 NHL season on Oct. 2, The McGill Tribune previewed both conferences to predict the Stanley Cup winner. Eastern Conference Generally considered the tougher of the two conferences, the Eastern Conference features the Tampa Bay Lightning who are […]

The NHL’s point system woes

Teams take advantage of the NHL’s point system, staying cautious and stalling until they can get a guaranteed one point in overtime. Since a win in overtime, or in the shootout, is worth the same two points as a regulation win, and a loss in this scenario grants one point, there’s no reason to risk losing in regulation and miss out on a point that requires just holding out a few more minutes.