Which is just absurd. The league has been harassing officials into making these sorts of calls to stop exactly the kind of hit that took out Pavelski and then they turn around and throw the officials under the bus.
Maybe Eakins didn't deserve a five minute major. But maybe Stastny did.
There's a whole thread on it.
Only the second time in league history that a team has scored four goals on a five minute major. The first goal was six seconds into the P
In other news Pavelski still out, not even travelling with the Sharks to Colorado. Must be faking it to help the league justify screwing Vegas with a non penalty, just like the USA faked the moon landing...…...
Thinking on this a little more - does anyone think that if Vegas doesn't have an historically epic meltdown on the PK that the league "apologizes" for that call?
'cause I don't.
Kind of ironic the league is apologizing for the refs penalizing the outcome of the penalty while apologizing for the outcome of the penalty...
Who does that review? The league? The official who called the penalty?
Again, the problem here wasn't the penalty in and of itself, it was Vegas' penalty kill that gave up four goals in a five minute major for only the second time in league history.
If that doesn't happen, we're not having this conversation, the league isn't apologizing, O'Halloran is likely refereeing the second round even after calling the penalty, and Foley isn't all up in arms because his team failed
I think this thread and its various inanities has served its purpose.
Only way to go from here for this seriously derailed topic is Hfboardsville...not happenin.
And Dave...watch the name calling.
Ridiculous. Immature. Unnecessary.
If you keep doing that, you will need to change your name to DaveTheNailed.
Let's all move on with life....