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The 1 Minute Penalty.

Posted by Dean Sprung on

I'm old enough now to remember when CBC television broadcasts of NHL games would show the amount of time remaining in a penalty.  For years now, all network broadcasts have turned that negative into a positive by showing the time remaining in the power play.  It's marketing for the 'man advantage' or 'player advantage' to be gender correct.  It's the thrill and skill of watching your team move the puck around for up to 2 minutes to create scoring chances. That makes power plays exciting.  On the defending side, it's the desperation of the PK to stop a PK from scoring. That...

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