0.95 Seconds; Begin's Penalty Discussion (merged)
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04-30-2008, 10:16 PM
Join Date: Dec 2006
The concept really isn't that complicated: The rulebook should be enforced as written -- that's why it was written that way. An infraction that is a penalty in the first five minutes of the game is a penalty in the final five minutes, too. (Should strike zones change in the ninth inning, or the line of scrimmage become flexible after the two-minute warning?)
For a referee to ignore rule violations because the score is close and time is winding down isn't allowing players to decide the outcome of the game. It's intentionally neglecting to do his job and if that happens often enough, the league that employs him should find someone who's willing to do it properly.
Please,please, PLEASE Habs...BEAT THE FLYERS ATLEAST TWO MORE TIMES!!!!!!!!
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