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There's an easy way to fix this. Predicate reviews on continued possession. As soon as the offensive team loses possession, then they've plainly lost any advantage they had from being milimetrically offside.They have GOT to change rule about offside being reviewable. That's what the linesman is for!
Finally got a chance to see a better clip of the play. What a BS call. Coyle clearly deliberately redirects the puck with his right skate so as to keep it between his legs, and try to bring it up to his stick, before the puck crosses onto the blue line. Both his skates are partially on the blue line, the left partially over the front edge, and the right obviously partially over the back edge when he redirects the puck. As I understand it, a player cannot be called offsides if they are in possession and control of the puck prior to their skates crossing the blue line. Given that it appears the back of his right skate barely finished crossing the line before the puck completed crossing the line it seems to me the call hinges on possession. Therefore, the refs obviously ruled that Coyle redirecting the puck with his right skate did not constitute possession and control.JFC. Not again.
Absolutely ridiculous. Does he have possession? The camera frame rate was too slow to even directly tell if it was offsides, and it if it was it was by a millimeter. But good thing they’ve got high definition slow motion to overturn goals in a league that is doing everything to increase scoring?
What’s this now, four or five losses and one win on challenges?