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Post by jinshuiqian0713 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:24 am

Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at cmonref@tsn.ca. Hi Kerry, I am sure you will get a ton of emails on this one. Last night, the Kings went up 2-1 on the Sharks around eight minutes remaining. My question with this goal - Is Justin Williams allowed to hit the goalie with his stick? Cant this be considered goalie interference? I am a Ducks fan waiting to see my next opponent. I really think the Sharks were cheated here. The NHL says this type of play is non-reviewable. This excuse just seems like an easy way out from a judgment call. Thanks,Jake Kevari Jake: The L.A. Kings greasy second goal should have been disallowed by referee Chris Lee as per rule 69.6 when Justin Williams used his stick to push Alex Stalock, set in a statuesque pose, that resulted in both the puck and the toe of Stalocks left skate to cross the goal line into the net. It appeared that the referee was purely focused on the puck that became partially visible under the left skate of Alex Stalock after the goalie made the initial save. If referee Lee taken had taken into account the action of Justin Williams pushing Stalock from the front of the goal crease with his hockey stick or subsequently had the opportunity to utilize video review I would hope that a different decision on the play would have been rendered. Many fans who follow me on twitter @kfraserthecall (Kings Fans perhaps?) could not comprehend that the action of Justin Williams pushing Alex Stalock with his stick became a goalie interference violation. Language contained in Rule 69 defines contact, whether incidental or otherwise, to mean any contact that is made between or among a goalkeeper and attacking player(s), whether by means of a stick or any part of the body. Some had even more difficulty accepting that Rule 69.6 applied on this play since Stalock was not knocked completely into the back of the net. Rule 69.6 reads; "In the event that a goalkeeper has been pushed into the net together with the puck by an attacking player after making a stop, the goal will be disallowed." To simplify this play, Alex Stalock made an initial save on his knees when Robin Regehr shot the puck from the top left side faceoff circle. Stalocks lower body remained stationary inside the top right side of his goal crease after the puck was gobbled up in his pads. Referee Chris Lee attacked the net straddling the goal line with the whistle in a ready position near his mouth demonstrating some intent to blow the whistle and kill the play; that is until he saw the puck peek out from under Stalocks left skate blade and pad. The refs body posture and head position indicates that he was intently focused on the puck from this moment forward. Freeze frame that visual picture in your mind for a second! If in this moment, Justin Williams dove or crashed into Alex Stalock resulting in the puck entering the net, I would think most everyone would agree that "goalie interference" had been committed and the referee should disallow the goal. The exact same illegal outcome was achieved when Justin Williams used his hockey stick to push Stalock within his goal crease and off his set-stationary position which caused both the puck and the goalies left skate to cross the goal line and enter the net as demonstrated by the overhead net-cam shot. To disallow the goal under Rule 69.6 would be purely academic at this point had the referee been focused more on the action taking place at the front of the net as opposed to the puck. Ideally, the whistle (or intent to blow the whistle) should have been exercised once Justin Williams began pushing Alex Stalock with his stick, if not before! Jake, video review can only be utilized in eight specific situations as listed in Rule 38.4. At the present time interference on the goalkeeper is not one of them. I have continually stated that referees must have the ability to review their initial decision whenever contact with the goalkeeper is in question. This should be initiated by the officials on the ice, the video goal judge or through a coachs challenge. However the review is initiated, I strongly recommend that a referee(s) makes the final call after personally reviewing the play in question on a monitor in the timekeepers box. Look for expanded use of video review in some form next season. We can only hope they get it right. Malachi Richardson Jersey . No pretty goals on this night, just get to the front of the net and fight for a chance. Vince Carter Jersey . Even that couldnt slow them down against the New Orleans Hornets. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook scored 31 points apiece and the Thunder overcame injuries to two key backups to beat New Orleans 101-93 Monday night for their 10th straight home win. https://www.raptorsrookiesshop.com/Serg ... on-Jersey/. The Raptors second-year forward has been one of the primary beneficiaries of the early-season trade, breaking out and becoming a vital part of his teams success on both ends of the floor. Around the league, teams are starting to take notice and feature Ross more predominately in their pre-game scouting reports but its not just the opposition that hes impressing. Marc Gasol Jersey . There was little fanfare, though, when the Yankees captain was taken out of his final regular-season Subway Series game in the eighth inning. Jeter watched the last four outs from the bench, pulled off the field during a double switch Thursday night as the Yankees held off the Mets 1-0. Jonas Valanciunas Jersey . - Leon Draisaitl scored a hat trick as the Prince Albert Raiders stormed past the Swift Current Broncos 5-2 in Western Hockey League action Tuesday.The Rangers and Blackhawks advance to their respective Conference Finals. Notes on Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Henrik Lundqvist, Erik Haula, Corey Crawford and more. RANGERS GET PAST PENGUINS The Pittsburgh Penguins carried the play, outshooting the New York Rangers 36-20, but Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 shots en route to the Rangers 2-1 win Game Seven. Rallying the Rangers from a 3-1 series deficit, Lundqvist stopped 102 of 105 shots (97.1 SV%) over the final three games to lead the comeback and if Lundvist was stonewalling the Penguins, that results in a lack of production from Pittsburghs big scorers. No one comes under the spotlight, for anything, more than Sidney Crosby and, after being held scoreless in the final three games, he ended the series with one goal and two assists. Its one thing to have dominant possession numbers -- and Crosby did, on for 62.6% of the 5-on-5 shot attempts in the series -- because that increases the probability of success, but in the one time that this series was played, the production ultimately wasnt there and Crosby takes the heat for that. Losing out in the second round of the playoffs comes as disappointmentto the Penguins and will likely result in changes. LW Jussi Jokinen scored seven goals in 13 playoff games, C Evgeni Malkin had six (with a team-leading 14 points) in the playoffs and C Brandon Sutter added five; the rest of the Penguins roster combined for 15, which included one for Crosby, two for James Neal and three for Chris Kunitz. G Marc-Andre Fleury, who has taken the brunt of the criticism for the Penguins previous playoff exits, cant take much fault in this seasons ouster. In 13 postseason games, Fleury stopped 346 of 378 shots (.915 SV%), his best postseason since 2007-2008. Standing in contrast to Crosby, Rangers C Brad Richards, the Rangers high-priced centre, finished the series with two goals and one assist, but his second goal was the game-winning goal in Game Seven. This was a team effort from the Rangers, though. Derick Brassard was the teams leading scorer in the series, with four points, and the yet that was enough for the Rangers to advance. Its almost shocking because the Rangers are moving on despite a remarkable lack of production from their top offensive threats. Rick Nash, Martin St. Louis and Derek Stepan combined for one goal and four assists, yet the Blueshirts still managed to get through. Now, the Rangers await the winner of Game Seven between Montreal and Boston for the Eastern Conference Final and theyll go into that series with some talented players that are due to produce, which isnt altogether a bad situation. After all, if theyre going to be unsustainable in one direction, it might as well be on the under-performance side of things, because it stands to reason that the Rangers shoulld get more from players that typically produce more offensively.dddddddddddd That the Rangers got past Pittsburgh with minimal contributions from their best players, which means all the more credit is due to the rest of the team. BLACKHAWKS ADVANCE In a tightly-contested series, the Chicago Blackhawks took advantage of a fortuitous bounce in overtime of Game Six to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1, taking the series four games to two. Blackhawks D Brent Seabrook dumped the puck into the Minnesota zone, harmlessly, but it caromed off the glass and in front of the Wild net, where RW Patrick Kane made quick move to his backhand before tucking the puck under the bar, ending the series. It was lucky bounce for Seabrook who, along with partner Duncan Keith, assisted on the series-winning goal on a night in which they were shredded at even strength, bested in the possession game while primarily facing the Wild line of Nino Niederreiter, Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle. RW Marian Hossa (1 G, 8 A) and LW Bryan Bickell (4 G, 2 A) led the Blackhawks offensively against the Wild, and G Corey Crawford was strong, stopping 150 of 162 shots (.926 SV%). Minnesotas leading scorer in the series was third-line rookie C Erik Haula, who scored the Wilds only goal in Game Six and finished with three goals and two assists. Haula finished the regular season with seven points in seven games, as he filled in for an injured Mikael Granlund, and 14 points in 20 (regular season plus playoff) games at the end of the year, as well as a 56.9% Corsi in the playoffs, ought to raise expectations for what role he may be able to play in his second NHL season. While Koivus line had their moments in the series, it was ultimately a tough series for him, as he finished with one assist in six games, after scoring six points against Colorado in Round One. Wild G Ilya Bryzgalov, pressed into action due to Darcy Kuempers latest injury, struggled in the first couple games of the series, allowing seven goals on 42 shots (.833 SV%), but was better over the last four games, stopping 88 of 94 shots (.936 SV%). Minnesota is likely looking at some changes in the offseason, but they do so from a place of optimism. They made progress this year, gave the Blackhawks all they could handle, and will have plenty of cap space available to them this summer. Chicago now has time to prepare for the Western Conference Final, against the winner of the Anaheim-Los Angeles series, for a chance to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the third time in the past five seasons. With some luck, they might get injured RW Andrew Shaw back from injury at some point in the next round. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. ' ' '



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