The Royal Half nails it. Probably making this our ringtone.
— Insert Hybrid icing opinion here. It got approved. [ PHT ]
Now that the rule has been approved, the pressure will be on the linesman to make the correct judgment calls.
NHL Director of Officiating Stephen Walkom doesn’t think that will be a problem though.
“I think for our guys, they’ll be able to handle it easily,” Walkom told NHL.com. “They have to think about two things: player safety and the race for the puck. There is no attainable pass anymore, so they don’t have to worry about that.
Stephen Walkom, Mr. Optimistic.
— 85 straight days of hockey starts today
There are zero NHL games tonight. The next time that's the case is December 24th.
— Justin Bourne (@jtbourne) September 30, 2013
Vid of the day
Really cool video here about the Robert Morris hockey team.