Thread: Austria: Ebel 11/12
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02-17-2012, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by LF13 View Post
Olimpija Ljubljana is the best

Anyone else pissed of about the penalty for Olimpija (looking at you non-austrians...)?
I don't feel it is too severe. For blatantly throwing the game, Ljubljana was fined 10,000 euros, the goalie (Pintaric) received a 6 game suspension and the coach gets three games.

It was a bush-league move which only damages the reputation of the league. I think the punishment was warranted.

Consider what would happen if an NHL goaltender pulled that move in a shootout. How would the NHL executive react?

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