How are the Blazers adapting to 3-on-3 overtime?

By Earl Seitz
November 25, 2015 - 4:16pm Updated: November 26, 2015 - 11:37am

KAMLOOPS -- The NHL brought in three on three overtime in an effort to reduce the number of games decided by the shootout.

When the NHL does something, the Western Hockey League usually follows right behind.

And so it is ---- three on three overtime this season. 

Blazers head coach Don Hay says it impacts strategy on which position players coaches put on the ice for three on three.

So far this season the number of games that have been decided by shootouts have been reduced significantly.

Opinions still vary.

Blazers defenseman Dawson Davidson says he likes it, that shootouts aren't real hockey.

Goaltender Connor Ingram says with all the talk about more scoring in hockey, it makes his job tougher.   He is also of the opinion that eventually teams will have players whose specialty will be playing three on three. 

Blazers split the weekend in Prince George