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Connor McDavid Openly Blasts the NHL and the Referees in Post-Game Comments


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Julien Trekker
January 10, 2024  (10:43)
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Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid criticizing the NHL's video review process after a game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Connor McDavid made a major declaration during last night's post-game comments after a no-goal call almost cost the game to the Oilers against the Blackhawks.

McDavid Criticizes the NHL and the Refs in Post-Game Comments

After Edmonton's 2-1 win against Chicago, McDavid was asked to share his opinion on the controversial no-goal call after a lenghty video review. McDavid's evident frustration with the entire process led him to openly criticize both the referees and the NHL.
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"If it takes you 15 minutes to determine if it's offside or not, it probably doesn't matter you zoom in, you keep zooming in until you can't zoom in any more, I guess it's offside... these are calls that change games."

Fans Support McDavid's Stand

Clearly, hockey fans agrees with McDavid's frustrations. Many shared their opinions on X.
As a oilers hater, he's 100% right. I do not care if my team would benefit from it, some of these offside reviews are out to lunch and not in the spirit of the rule. Set a replay speed, set a time, if you can't determine it in that space then it does not matter.

Next time someone questions me on abolishing offside reviews I'm showing them that replay from the Oilers/Hawks game.

5+ minute review to call a goal offside that was offside by millimeters, if at all.

Like honestly what are we doing here?

A lot of people hope that this incident will finally push the NHL to change their video-review process.
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Connor McDavid Openly Blasts the NHL and the Referees in Post-Game Comments

Do you think the NHL should make changes in its video review process?

Yes15781.3 %
No3618.7 %
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