Thread: Speculation: Coach's Challenge Rule Proposition
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02-07-2012, 11:37 PM
Gardner McKay
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Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
The vast majority of controversial calls are reviewed. So we're talking a small number of plays that would be challenged. Of those plays that are challenged, how many would be overturned? The call tonight wouldn't be overturned. It was a judgment call that could go either way. We see Gaborik getting pushed, Devils fans see him running Brodeur even if Volchenkov was 10 feet away from him. Nothing would change upon review.

I think the amount of calls that would end up being challenged and overturned would be so insignificant that it's not worth making any type of new procedure.
The same thing could have been said about the touching the puck with a high stick for a goal. I can think of maybe 1 or 2. None the less it can change the out come of a game. What if that was game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals? Would your mindset still be the same?

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