Found February 02, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
The Columbus Blue Jackets got the shaft Wednesday night. This might not be a big deal when referring to hockey sticks, but it matters when it comes to a last-second goal that eliminated overtime against the Los Angeles Kings. It matters a lot. Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson appropriately pointed this out in a Thursday blog post that was later removed from the team's website. "Anyone who has competed at a high level of sports knows that when you put everything into a game, the result matters," Howson wrote. "And to have the result altered unfairly stings." The situation: The game was tied 2-2 in the final seconds, with the Kings swarming the Blue Jackets goal on a power play. Drew Doughty scored with four-tenths of a second left. However, replays showed the clock did not move during play for about one full second with 1.8 seconds left, a stoppage that Howson noticed and brought to the league's attention. NHL vice president Colin Campbell ...
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