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by Paul on 06/09/14 at 04:59 PM ET
via Chris Johnston tweets,
The NHL is still considering expanded video review to include plays involving goalie interference. GMs will talk about it again Wednesday.
The NHL will expand the trapezoid by four feet behind the goal for next season, pending GM/board approval.
NHL teams will change ends in overtime next season. The ice will be dry-scraped by a Zamboni beforehand. Trying to cut down on shootouts.
The hash marks will be expanded to five feet apart, from three and a half, in the NHL next season (pending approval). Cut down on scrums.
The NHL believes expanded video review outside goalie interference "might create more problems than it solves," per Colin Campbell.
Colin Campbell: "We feel embellishment in the game is a real problem today. We feel it's out of control."
NHL is considering allowing a coach's challenge as a timeout like NFL. Could challenge pucks over the glass, offside goals, etc.
added 6:22pm, from the CP at TSN,
The NHL's competition committee says expanded video review is unlikely to solve problems with goaltender interference.
The committee met Monday and discussed expanded video review and coach's challenges among other topics, but the NHL's Colin Campbell and NHLPA's Mathieu Schneider implied that it's unlikely to include goalie interference calls.
continued and if TSN continues their pattern on some stories, the story will probably be updated but the link will remain the same, so check back later...
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