Found July 25, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:
A team is down by a goal in the third period with the animosity building as the minutes go by.  A breakdown in the defensive zone for the team ahead causes a scramble in front with players dancing around the net declaring a goal.  The puck may or may not have crossed the goal line.  Fans stand in an uproar as they applaud the goal they all thought they saw.  All the attention, anxiety and hope hits the referee‘s dead on.  The game rests on a single hand motion of their choosing.  Do they send the home team into a frenzy of joy or in a riot of hatred.  What will the call be? The referee signal for a goal is an arm pointing at the goal net. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Being a ref is no walk in the park.  Well maybe if the park stands on a sheet of ice, surrounded by lunatic fans yelling profanities as you skate by, dodging speeding bodies following a small piece of rubber.  Not matter what the call, someone will be upset.  Goals are scored in plain sight with no discrepancies and others...
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