Originally posted on Habsblog  |  Last updated 11/8/11
The Habs look to rebound against the upstart Edmonton Oilers tonight. While many have had a hard time letting go of some shoddy officiating on Saturday night, lets hope the Habs have had enough time to move on. That said – it is worth noting that Carey Fraser answered a lot of Canadiens fan’s questions about that call over at TSN and his verdict was that the teams should have played 4 on 4 for two minutes if all rules were followed as should have been. The difference here that Blunden should not have been assessed an interference call – as Dubinsky was in possession of the puck at the time of the check. Fraser correctly showed that the interference penalty was redundant because the too many men on the ice penalty (Rule 74.1) is called when an offending player makes contact with either the puck or another player – as was the case on this play. He also stipulates that under the instigator rule – the referees should have penalized Ryan Callahan given the distance he travelled to start ...
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