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Desjardin match penalty on clean hit against Mayers


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#21 thegerkin

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:16 PM

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:30 PM

Terrible call, changed the game. It happens.

 

The linesman who insisted it was a hit to the head, Jonny Murray, caught a hard shot in the back which put him on the ice later, almost causing him to leave the game. It was unfortunate. It happens.

 

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

Same thing with the Backes hit on Huskins, that hit was clean.  They gave him 5 and a game for a headshot and Detroit won the game because of it.  


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:23 AM

Maybe we should have a department for on ice players responsibilities? Hire Burke so he and Shanahan can discuss, what hits to rescind.

 

Hockey used to be a game with hard hits, now even clean but impactful ones are getting punished during a game, powerplays are given out like nothing I really don't know what this league is trying to accomplish here.


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 01:24 AM

We have a war room that is staffed in Toronto for goals in dispute, why can't they dispute for hit to the head?


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 01:37 AM

Edzo complaining about a 'blindside hit', which is not in the criteria for this rule.  It's not the blindside that makes it dangerous.  It's the principal contact and targeting of the head that do.

 

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To be fair, I think he was using "blindside" in the sense that Meyers was looking the other way when he got hit.  That doesn't make it a blindside hit per se, and he did seem genuinely shocked that it was a major.


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

I can almost understand it.  It had all the makings of the classic blind-side hit to the head, the most dangerous play in the game.  Everything lines up for this being a big suspendable hit....except......no head contact.

 

Watching at full speed it even looks okay though.  The only benefit of the doubt I'll give the refs here is that they weren't watching the full speed like me looking at nothing but the hit in particular.  That said, if they didn't see it good enough, why wouldn't they err on the side of not dishing out a match penalty?  If they get that wrong and miss the head shot, the player will get his discipline via suspension.  Before they hand out calls like this on the ice, I think they better be a little more sure (without being in the conversation amongst the 4 officials, I won't go much further than that).







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