Day: April 30, 2014

What Happened on Avs First Goal in Game 7 vs. Wild?

The Colorado Avalanche opened the scoring in their Game 7 match against the Minnesota Wild with a controversial – and confusing – goal. As Matt Duchene moved the puck into the crease, Colorado’s Jamie McGinn went flying into Minnesota goaltender Darcy Kuemper.  Nick Holden backhanded the puck into the nearly empty net.  The horn sounded.  The goal light went on. Referee Wes McCauley held up his hands to stop play.   He did not signal a goal. Re-watched Holden's goal 5 times. McCauley absolutely waives it off, Holden even decked Suter after it went in. Refs conferred allowed it....

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Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees – 4/30/14

Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers – Game 7 – 7:00pm Tim Peel #20 3.4 minor penalties per game 11.3 PIM per game Record: NYR 3-1, PHI 1-6 Favors home team (20.7% more minors on road team) Home win %: 56.1% Average minors by team: NYR 1.3, Opponents 2.3 (80.0% more calls on Opp) PHI 1.5, Opponents 1.9 (28.6% more calls on Opp) Game 7: Peel’s last Game 7 was BOS/MTL in 2011 Chris Rooney #5 4.1 minor penalties per game 13.0 PIM per game Record: NYR 4-1, PHI 3-1 Favors home team (14.4% more minors on road team) Home win %:...

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