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04-29-2006, 11:05 AM
nexus of the crisis
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How does one embellish taking the shaft of an opponent's hockey stick right across the bridge of the nose? If the refs thought he embellished it, fine, send him off for unsportsmanlike (and then really be prepared for the cries of "Conspiracy!"). But don't let the high stick go uncalled.
Ok, call 2 minutes to each player. That'd be fine with me. The overall impact would be the same as not calling it.
But that's just me saying what I'd do. Has no bearing on what actually happened in the game, where I imagine the refs simply didn't see the stick, and you could never expect them to call a dive/embellishment even if they did. It was either miss the play entirely, which they did, or call a 2-min, in reality. They kind of made up for it by giving us 4 for the stick on Zednik anyway. (P.S. Hedican was really classy, he can come play for us anytime).
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