Day: November 14, 2014

Neal Dislodges Net Leading to Blues GWG

In Thursday night’s game between the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues, a displaced net led to an offensive zone faceoff that ultimately resulted in a game-winning goal for the Blues. Preds winger James Neal tried to cut between defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Jay Bouwmeester.  Neal and Bouwmeester made contact, with Neal crashing into the Blues goal cage with 6:09 to play in the third.  Neal avoided St. Louis goaltender Jake Allen but knocked the net off its pegs. Since St. Louis recovered the puck, play continued.   When the Predators finally touched the puck, the whistle blew for the displaced net....

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Tonight’s NHL Officials – 11/14/14

  Columbus Blue Jackets at Philadelphia Flyers – 7:00 EST Referees Chris Rooney (#5) 4.1 minor penalties per game 13 PIM per game 14.4% more calls on road team 63% home win percentage Win/Loss CBJ 4-1 PHI 3-1 Graham Skilliter (#24) 3.6 minor penalties per game 10.9 PIM per game 9.3% more calls on road team 41% home win percentage Win/Loss CBJ 1-1 PHI 0-0 Linesmen Scott Cherrey (#50), Derek Nansen (#70) New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals – 7:00 EST Referees Ghislain Hebert (#22) 3.9 minor penalties per game 10.3 PIM per game 14.6% more calls on road...

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Stars Goal Disallowed After Puck In Netting

Nearly ten months ago, the Los Angeles Kings lost a game after a goal that resulted from a puck off the netting.   On Thursday night, the same type of play nearly cost the Kings again. Dallas winger Curtis McKenzie’s shot went off Kings goaltender Martin Jones before deflecting off the glass and into the netting, which was undetected by the officials at the time.  With no whistle, the teams played on until Stars forward Jamie Benn fired a shot that eluded Jones and found the back of the net. The Kings protested. Mike Richards, who was directly under where the puck left the playing surface,...

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