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11-30-2010, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by chaosof99 View Post
It was a BS call. There was nothing Pronger did that was against the rules, and what is most annoying about it is that if they wanted to call something like this unsportsmanlike, they had clarify the rules before doing anything about it in Avery's case, but here they can just make up the rules as they go.

I still maintain that it's screening the goalie. If you are allowed to stand outside the crease in front of the goalie to block his view, you should be allowed to use any part of your body to do so. Either you can block the goaltender's view or not. What body is in the way doesn't matter.
Pronger just wanted "The Avery Rule" renamed for himself. End of story.

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