SKATING ON THIN ICE: RULE CHANGES AND TEAM STRATEGIES IN THE NHL

In an effort to stimulate a more exciting and entertaining way of play, the NHL changed the rewards associated with the results of overtime games. This paper presents a theoretical model to explain the effect of the rule change on the strategy of play during both the overtime period and the regulation time game. Empirical data confirm the theoretical results.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31870
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
Working Paper 2004/2




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