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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2017, 08:01:02 PM »
So why isn't high-skating a penalty? I get it doesn't happen often, but it's probably the most dangerous action in the game.

I imagine mostly because it's almost entirely accidental.
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2017, 08:02:32 PM »
So why isn't high-skating a penalty? I get it doesn't happen often, but it's probably the most dangerous action in the game.

I imagine mostly because it's almost entirely accidental.

So are virtually all high sticking calls. Accidental/careless.

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2017, 08:02:55 PM »
Lol. Matthews streaking in on a three on two with Hyman and Nylander deliberately fires the pass through Hyman to get to Willy.

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2017, 08:05:18 PM »
Who know if the Leafs would have picked him (although with the Hunter connection he definitely would have been on their radar), but Mete getting picked 1 spot before the Leafs picked Keaton Middleton is going to bug me for a long time it seems. I would have probably even picked him with our 3rd round pick instead of J.D. Greenway.

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2017, 08:06:44 PM »
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2017, 08:06:56 PM »
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2017, 08:07:37 PM »
So why isn't high-skating a penalty? I get it doesn't happen often, but it's probably the most dangerous action in the game.

I've often thought that it's probably for the same reason that high sticking isn't called if it's accidental on a follow through.
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2017, 08:08:07 PM »
So are virtually all high sticking calls. Accidental/careless.

Maybe, but the majority of high sticks are at least the result of intentional actions gone wrong. High skates are mostly the result of a player falling because of the actions of another player.
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #38 on: September 25, 2017, 08:08:13 PM »
How do you matchup against the Leafs this year? I mean, after Matthews' line you've got Marner's line. After Mitch you've got Kadri/Marleau/Komarov. It's a nightmare :D
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #39 on: September 25, 2017, 08:10:53 PM »
Maybe, but the majority of high sticks are at least the result of intentional actions gone wrong. High skates are mostly the result of a player falling because of the actions of another player.

But if a player falls and high sticks a guy, it's still a penalty because he has to be in control of his stick in the air. Didn't Belak get suspended like 8 games because something like that exactly happened?

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #40 on: September 25, 2017, 08:13:36 PM »
I really wish Marleau scored a goal on that shift with Matthews.

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #41 on: September 25, 2017, 08:14:24 PM »
But if a player falls and high sticks a guy, it's still a penalty because he has to be in control of his stick in the air. Didn't Belak get suspended like 8 games because something like that exactly happened?

The Belak suspension was ridiculous. But, yes, that does happen. It is, however, a small minority of high sticking calls. The overwhelming/entirety of high skating calls would be. I can understand why the league has a hard time justifying creating a penalty around an almost entirely accidental action.
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #42 on: September 25, 2017, 08:17:01 PM »
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2017, 08:21:09 PM »
O'Neill, Poulin, and McKenzie all say they wouldn't go to the White House.

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edit: Is it weird that I think somebody on Sportsnet would have said yes?

edit2: Duthie calls the timing of Pittsburgh's statement "horrendous". No way somebody on Rogers-owned Sportsnet says that.

edit3: McKenzie said "sons of bitches" so I should be able to say it here too.
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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
« Reply #44 on: September 25, 2017, 08:28:11 PM »
edit3: McKenzie said "sons of bitches" so I should be able to say it here too.

Dubas said it too, so I was already greenlit.

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Re: Preseason: Habs @ Leafs - Sept. 25th, 7:30pm - TSN4, TSN 1050
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