Tough Call breaks down Matt Dumba’s unpenalized (after review) hit on Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski.

Matt Dumba materially changes both path of travel and body position immediately prior to contact, after the puck is gone. Honestly under the current NHL rulebook this is a borderline minor penalty.

My system is designed to keep hitting puck focused and therefore places more emphasis on players recognizing responsibility after the puck is gone.

Check out the video for a complete breakdown, plus Tough Call’s suspension recommendation.

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