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Report: NHL could consider larger nets

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The NHL general managers met Tuesday in Toronto and one of the things they discussed is how to increase scoring.

Though it might not be the most popular route to fix the problem, with Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke already speaking out against it, one potential solution is making nets larger.

The idea is one that NHL's director of hockey operations Colin Campbell believes the league might eventually have to consider, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

Through the first 215 games of the 2015-16 season, teams are averaging 2.66 goals per game, the lowest total since the 2003-04 season (2.57 per game).

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