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12-08-2013, 11:07 AM
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The way I see it the game on the ice moves really fast and in many cases the on-ice official does not have the best view of the puck because of all the traffic in front of him (see all the quick whistles on loose pucks and such). A camera does not have these problems. Perhaps a better thing to check would be to see what percentage of calls that are reviewed get overturned. If it's 50% or higher than the officials call is more or less random in these spots (not "random" per say but that it's extremely hard for him to make sure) and then there is no point using that call as the default
But if you eliminate the original call from the replay picture, how do you deal with reviews where you can't see the entire puck cross the line? Do you really want Toronto deciding that?
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