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Referees Poor Take Gets a Player Knocked Out Cold

Published August 22, 2023 at 10:16
BY SKY

Fighting has always been a part of hockey, allowing players to express emotions and regulate the game's intensity. However, this choice isn't without its recognized risks.

Recent events have emphasized the crucial role of linesmen in maintaining player safety. A recent incident showcased a linesman's misjudgment, inadvertently placing himself between players in the midst of a confrontation. This unfortunate positioning exposed one player to a punch, resulting in a fall.


The injured player's exit from the game highlights the importance of officials' decisions. This incident underscores how officials' choices can directly impact players' well-being, underlining the need for enhanced focus on safety and precise officiating.


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Referees Poor Take Gets a Player Knocked Out Cold

Should this referee be let go of his duties?

Yes14053.2 %
No, not his fault12346.8 %
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