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Philly Sports Daily: Flyers Laviolette Thinks Shootout ‘Misrepresents the Game’

Since the shootout was installed in the 2005-06 season, the Flyers and New York Rangers have met seven times in the turn-based gimmick, each with varying success.

Yet, regardless of the benefit for both squads, a crucial late-season win for the Rangers on Sunday and a playoff-determining victory for the Flyers in the final game of the 2009-10 season, New York coach John Tortorella and Flyers coach Peter Laviolette still aren’t fond of the sour result.

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