Happened in Philly/Nashville game on Tuesday. This board blew up. Not because the refs made the wrong call but because Hakstol got us a penalty making us go down 5 on 3 on a call that was clearly called correctly.
The explanation on that site is horseshit. The Toews stuff down low can't possibly have anything to do with that call. It may be the dumbest logic I've ever seen (never mind, I read a lot of unnecessary statements by unnecessary groups that deal with subjects that aren't necessary. So while dumb logic, it isn't necessarily as dumb as these unnecessary things that aren't necessary to mention). It's still pretty dumb.
The only thing I can figure is that the league/officials decide
This new bogus bench rule needs to be addressed ASAP. The League has made a horrible decision in assessing a bench minor for plays on goals that should have been reviewed. When a reviewed play takes more than say 2 minutes for the officials to decide there should be no penalty assessed to the team asking for the review, imo. What I've disliked in both of these bench penalties is the amount of time the officials take to "GET IT RIGHT". The coaches on the other hand, literally have less than a
Sorry. Toews down in the corner on the opposite end of the ice has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with that offsides call. Or shouldn't. If that was actually the official ruling of the NHL someone should not just be fired, they should be fired upon. I realize Toews passed it from the offensive corner to the point. It should not be relevant in this ruling and defies logic and misuses the rule.
I think they should visit the wording of "...passes the puck back into his own de