T.J. Oshie scores in the shootout against Ray Emery in the Flyers 1-0 loss to the Blues on Tuesday night. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)
It happened again. 65 minutes of pure edge-of-your-seat excitement was spoiled by a skills competition.
I've said it several times about games like Tuesday's 1-0 loss for the Flyers to the St. Louis Blues - a game that good should not be decided like that.
What is the reward? An extra point in the standings and a false evaluation of teams.