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Controversial call by the reffs Costs the Canadiens a potential Victory vs the Stars

Published February 10, 2024 at 6:25 PM
BY ELIAS
Earlier today, during the game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Dallas Stars, we witnessed a highly controversial sequence.

For a reason that no one knows, a 4-minute penalty was imposed on Jake Evans towards the end of the match. (for high-sticking)

Why four minutes? It completely changed the game.

We agree that it's not the end of the world, but it's mainly the total misunderstanding that bothers, and above all, the phenomenal inconsistency in refereeing.


"Evans is responsible for his stick, but I didn't see Pavelski bleeding at all.

I don't understand why this is a four-minute penalty."


There were many comments of this sort on the web afterwards:





Otherwise, let's also note the splendid performance (once again) of the goaltender Samuel Montembeault, who was notably very sharp in the following sequence:

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February 10   |   626 answers
Controversial call by the reffs Costs the Canadiens a potential Victory vs the Stars

Do you believe Jake Evans deserved a four-minute penalty?

Yes8012.8 %
No, 2 minutes37960.5 %
No, nothing at all16726.7 %
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