That’s the big one. Make it like the NFL. If you’re not ready to review by the time the linesman is at the dot for the face off, tough luck. Don’t give a coach 3 minutes to consult his video guy, then be satisfied only when the coach declines to review.I just caught up with the end of the game. The offsides replay rule is total horseshit. I would say that if the roles were reversed too. If you need to keep it - some simple changes:
1) Once the puck is in the zone for 30s, it’s no longer applicable
2) 30s only to review it
3) Full speed cameras only
Yup. Goal is scored, officials skate over to the bench of the team giving up the goal and ask "do you want to challenge?" Anything less than an immediate "yes" is considered a "no" and play goes on. The whole reason for this ridiculous system was a blatant, you-could-tell-in-real-time missed call. Especially if you're going to gamify the whole challenge process (something that I don't particularly care for - it shouldn't be the job of the teams competing to correct your on-ice officials' mistakes, but that's another topic). "Are you willing to risk a DoG minor?" is a really hollow penalty when teams are given minutes to make sure that their challenge won't fail. I also have to wonder if there's a meta-level impact of the penalty always being applied now: the reviewers have it in their minds that a team wouldn't risk digging a deeper hole for themselves with a frivolous challenge, so that biases them toward overturning the goal even when things aren't "conclusive".That’s the big one. Make it like the NFL. If you’re not ready to review by the time the linesman is at the dot for the face off, tough luck. Don’t give a coach 3 minutes to consult his video guy, then be satisfied only when the coach declines to review.
Same play was called possession with Brett Hull in 1999. I was screaming at the time that it was possession. There’s no way that should have been overturned.Last rant. Even if Coyle was offside by the a the width of a stand of hair, there’s a very strong argument that he was in possession of the puck which makes it legal anyways.