posted on Feb, 25 2004 @ 11:07 PM
There are other aspects of scoring that people don't pay attention to.
For example, you put a frog into cool water and heat it to boiling. You get frog soup.
You put a frog in boiling water, it jumps out.
Same thing in hockey. Players are bigger, faster, more aggressive. But it has been a slow change. The ice is the same size. But seems smaller with the
Also, defense is one of the key aspects of the game. A defensive team that can score at the right time will win 90% of the games they play in. The
other problem is the lack of calls made by the officials. They let way too much go. Hooking, holding, slashing, diving, grabbing, clutching, whining.
If you call the fouls, they wont happen. If the fouls dont happen, there is more skating. If there is more skating, there are more goals. Simple.
The solution that needs to be worked on is stricter enforcement of the rules. A hook is a hook. Whether its a little love hook, or one that hauls down
a player. Its a hook either way.