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Monday, April 16, 2012

Useless Fact Of The Week

National Hockey League regulation pucks are black, 3 in (7.6 cm) in diameter, 1 in (2.54 cm) thick, and weighing 5.5-6 oz (154-168 g). They are made of vulcanized rubber and are kept frozen before the game to reduce bouncing. 

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  1. since this cause such confusion for us before the Devils made it into the Playoffs this year, I will explain how the "points" system works so you can use this as a reference point in the future:

    Only way for team to get 0 points is if they: lose in standard play time, meaning without forcing overtime.

    If a team wins, they get 2 points. If a team wins in overtime or shootout, they get 2 points but the losing team will receive 1 point for forcing overtime.

    That is all.

    Oh yeah, and apparently, when it comes to the standings, a teams record is secondary to the amount of points they have. I think.

    Peace

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