Thread: Post-Game Talk: Habs Lose to Leafs 5-4
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02-25-2011, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by gifted88 View Post
Refs were insane tonight, almost once per game they call a penalty for a Hab player stripping the puck from someone. Funny thing is it's usually Pouliot but tonight it was Gionta. There is nothing illegal with a clean stick lift and removing the player from the puck with your body.
HUGE momentum swing that put the leafs in control of the 1st when they were previously in trouble. Habs were dominating the Leafs' zone, Gionta stripping him just setup a great scoring chance. Whoops, blow the whistle, phantom penalty, bring it down to the other end, puck is in the back of the net 5 seconds later.

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