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04-16-2006, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by shawnmullin

Every 2 minute dive penalty equals a 10 minute misconduct. That's making it way too hard on the refs to actually make the call. I mean they are way less likely to take a risk on a diving call if a guy is going to be out 1/6th of a game because of it.
Last year Perry took a stick in the face and went down. He was cut bad enough to need stitches and left the ice. The ref gave Perry a diving penalty and the other guy 2 minutes for high sticking. Clearly by not waiting the ref painted himself in a corner so that he gave 2 minutes when an injury was clearly evident. I guess there are no "correctable errors" like in basketball.

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