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06-12-2012, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
I mean there was still like ten seconds or so between that and the goal so everyone did have a chance to get back into position, but yeah that was horrendous positioning. Even AHL refs know you gotta stay by the wall when the play's happening off the wall.
If the official isn't there, then Volch is able to rub him out along the boards. Pretty routine defensive play when in transition. Because of the contact, Volch actually had to shove the official away from him, and THEN recover, but by that time the Kings player had already made his move and the other Kings were already setting up in the zone. And everyone was scrambling trying to cover the wrong guy.

No contact and Volch makes a clean defensive play, no problem.

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