Firstly, how many of those 22 games which went over 10 minutes ended in a tie anyway?
Originally Posted by TEM
Secondly, where are you getting your 26% increase from?
5 tie games since 2012
Originally Posted by Liverbnz
83 overtime games simple math 22 games. 26% of 83 is 21.58 rounded to 22
Even at 5 ties off the 22 would be 17 games a 20% increase in ties.
There is a substantial difference between 5 tie games and 22 in the same time period.
To put it into perspective between 1974 -2011 43 years ( first score wins in OT) there a total of 17 ties