BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Major changes could be on the way.
Three-on-three overtime is getting a nod from NHL general managers, although a format decision and final approval are still needed.READ MORE: Celebrity TV Doctor Dr. Oz Helps Rescue Man Who Collapsed At Newark Airport
GMs agreed Tuesday to recommend some type of three-on-three beginning next season. But they are still debating whether to add time to the extra session or begin overtime three-on-three instead of four-on-four.
The recommendations will go to the joint NHL/NHLPA competition committee, which meets in June and must approve any rule changes.READ MORE: Doctors Seeing More Neck, Back Pain Related To Working From Home
That committee also will consider the other recommendation from general managers of instituting a coach’s challenge system for goaltender interference.
If it goes through, coaches will be able to challenge goalie interference only on goals scored and only if they have their timeout left.MORE NEWS: Harrison School District Taking Action To Bring All Students Back Into Classrooms Full Time In Coming Weeks
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