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McKenzie: 3-on-3 overtime, coaches' challenges for goalie interference coming to a rink near you

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Hooray! Uncle Bob brought us presents!

I'm still not sure why everyone hates the shootout so much.
I'm still not sure why everyone hates the shootout so much.
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Update: It's official. Adjust your lives accordingly.

Reporting from the General Managers meetings in Las Vegas, TSN's Bob McKenzie tweeted that 3-on-3 overtime and coaches' challenges for goalie interference are ready to go before the NHL's Board of Governors for approval for next season.

The three-man OT will be the only one teams take part in, pending ratification. The NHLPA wasn't interested in going from 4-on-4 to 3-on-3 as the AHL did last year. The shootout remains, if only to torture and befuddle the haters for another few years.

Here are McKenzie's missives on the new overtime:

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And on the coaches' challenge, which I'm sure won't be a total hash that leaves everybody confused and disappointed:

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Bonus! Um...what?

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So, which three Islanders do we want to see in overtime? Or don't want to see? Too late. Keith already beat you to it.