Thread: Post-Game Talk: Oilers win 2-1: Overcoming Adversity.
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01-25-2013, 03:38 AM
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Originally Posted by T-Funk View Post
I would argue that it was still biased in LA's favor. The instigating penalty could be argued either way based on Nolan dropping the gloves first, but the "with visor" addition was unnecessary. Brown and Kopitar both had very obvious dives in the game, and i saw multiple occurrences of smothering the puck after that initial call.
If you call the instigator on Smid, you have to call the double minor. The ref can't give him the instigator without adding on the "instigating with a visor" penalty, it's either instigating or it isn't. I didn't think it was.

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