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Controversial offside call in OT causing consternation all over the league

Published December 16, 2022 at 8:56
BY FELIP GOSSELIN

The Oilers played the Blues last night and it was a tight match-up that provided us with an exciting 3 Vs. 3 extra period.

Though an offside call in the extra frame has been causing quite a consternation all around the league.


Connor McDavid, the NHL's leader in points, was definitely not happy with the way things played out. He stated a similar play in last year's playoffs where the goal was allowed. Now here's the play that was deemed on-side in last year's 2022 playoffs:



Here's another example of the play, which implicated the Caps and Evgeny Kuznetsov, where the play was also deemed on-side.


With all the controversy surrounding the off-sides call when the players are in control of the puck, should the NHL look at the possibility of clarifying the rule and not letting as much room for judgment?
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Controversial offside call in OT causing consternation all over the league

Was the play off-side or on-side?

ON-side3746.3 %
OFF-side4353.8 %
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