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Mixed Response To NHL Canning Referee After Being Mic'ed Up And Reportedly Talking About Wanting To Penalize A Team

Mixed Response To NHL Canning Referee After Being Mic’ed Up And Reportedly Talking About Wanting To Penalize A Team

Now, beyond the, “that was a bad call, ref!”, there’s also the “oh, that was a make-up call” fans get upset about. Your team is penalized (maybe the ref knows the call wasn’t right) then finds something, even if it’s minuscule, from the other team later in the game, to make up for the call that was made against your team. Is this a thing? Well, we now have some (slight) proof. Audio straight from a NHL referee who was supposedly mic’ed up in a recent Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings game.