It was one of the worst non-calls of all-time. St. Louis Blues color man and former NHL goaltender Darren Pang said it was the worst of all-time.
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Peter McNab and the Colorado Avalanche TV crew are known for being some of the biggest “homers” in the league. So it speaks volumes when even they said Matt Duchene should have been whistled off-sides. Of course, what else could they say? It’s clear as crystal, as seen in this screen shot:
Even Duchene himself said it was the wrong call.
“I thought it was off-side”, the Avs forward told NHL Live. “I know I was off-side. But I think what they said was that Nashville brought the puck back in. I just thought ‘Oh, I’ll touch the puck and just get a whistle’ but they didn’t blow it, Mason’s set, and I was able to beat him.”
Per Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, the league admitted the linesman got the call wrong and, in the end, it cost the Nashville Predators at least a point in the standings. Sure, it wasn