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Good Hockey Game Everyone.

Posted by Dean Sprung on

My younger son's team recently played in game three of a playoff series where his team received about 40 minutes of penalties.  The opposing team received about 12 minutes.  This was excessive compared to the previous two games where about 8 minutes in penalties were handed out.  While there were obvious infractions, neither team's style of play warranted being short handed most of the game.   Some refs can really make a game exciting and others somehow find themselves in the spotlight. Fans will use the terms "the ref is letting them play" or "looks like the ref has put away their...

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