Ron Maclean's comment re: French refs
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04-23-2014, 12:12 AM
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Originally Posted by
The Russian General
The problem isn't so much that they used French, it's that it's only with Montreal that they do complain when refs make mistakes. And when it's Montreal, they use the fact that some refs are from here. If it was something involving the Leafs, they would only say that the ref made a mistake, they wouldn't look up where he's from.
I agree. This is the main issue. BUT I think the point is that fans tend to attack refs from Quebec for being biased and thus, the NHL should avoid assignments like this in elimination games not because the criticisms are true, just to make it as even as possible on the surface.
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