11/16/18 - Boston @ Dallas - Everything Sucks

catomatic

thinks gen turgidson is super mean!!!
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Jul 16, 2005
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This is truly appalling. Why do the Bruins get no respect whatsoever from the officials? None. Not even Bergeron can get protection from them. Polak cheap shots Krug, then kicks him and gets 2 for roughing? National Hockey Association rules.
 

AMcGhie

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss
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Apr 11, 2006
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Portland, OR
The refs in this game have been pants-on-head stupid.

Clifton has been replacement-level, and at this point, that's a good thing. I hope he sticks, and the good punch he got into Spezza's face to drop him was nice too.
 

Deathofthebambino

Drive Carefully
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Apr 12, 2005
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I admit I don't watch as many hockey games as you guys do, but I didn't realize that slashing wasn't a penalty anymore?
 

AMcGhie

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss
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Apr 11, 2006
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Portland, OR
Can I be happy about 1 point, rask, and Clifton, and be pissed to shit about the refereeing and the outcome?
 

RIFan

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Jul 19, 2005
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Blackstone MA
Rask played well and (most of) the kids played with energy and good defensive presence. Don't look past what Krug did tonight. Big minutes not long after coming back an injury and anchored the D.

If they get some bodies back and go on a run they will look back at this game as a turning point. I like a lot of what I saw.
 

PedroSpecialK

Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa
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Dec 12, 2004
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Cambridge, MA
Didn’t catch the game but saw the Spezza, Polak, and Faksa incidents. This league needs competent or off-ice officiating in the worst way.
 

durandal1707

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Apr 18, 2007
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Watched the "highlights" of this one. I think I may be done with this league. Amazing how such an exciting sport can be so incompetently officiated.
 

Ed Hillel

Wants to be startin somethin
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Dec 12, 2007
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This is all because Marchand is on the team. We get the league and Canada hates him, but it’s just become unwatchable. Last year’s playoff series turned me off a ton already, now just more of the same. Hockey is relatively easy to officiate compared to some of the other sports, too, so it’s clear there is actual intent here. Fuck it.
 

Kenny F'ing Powers

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Nov 17, 2010
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This goes deeper than Marchand being on the team. I've heard rumors about the front office being at odds with the league office hasn't helped things, either.