Ideal would be 4 on 4, then 3 on 3, then the shootout, and if you lose the game, you get nothing regardless of if it's regulation, OT, or shootout. The current system awards teams that are good in the shootout instead of just good, and the 1 point was meant to divide the games in case of a tie. The next best would be make every game 3 points. 3 for regulation win, 2 for OT win, 1 for OT loss. But that would make teams less bunched up and reduce the parity a little bit and Buttman doesn't want that.
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