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04-27-2010, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by dysonlu View Post
First lappy diving was 100% good call.
Truer words never spoken.

Originally Posted by dysonlu View Post
Gionta call was total BS. And EVEN if Gionta did intentionally dive, the Caps should be penalized too for tripping for having his stick between Gio's legs. That's how it's called 99.99% of the time. was.
Washington tripping - 2 min 4:44, T. Fleischmann
Montreal diving - 2 min 4:44, B. Gionta

Originally Posted by dysonlu View Post
The 2nd Lappy dive, BS again. But EVEN if he did dive, the Caps player should have been called for interference (holding the shoulder), which was all too obvious. Again, that's how it would have been called 99.99% of the time.
See, I don't think this is a conspiracy, I think it's more of a situation where after the first call on Lapierre, the refs are basically saying to him, don't crumble down after minimal contact as if you were shot from the rafters. It's embarrassing to them and it's embarrassing to the league. After this "warning" that such diving will be called, was it any surprise that when Lapierre did basically the exact thing again, he got penalized for it again?

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