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Five Hour Competition Committee Meeting Is Over

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.

Also check out the recent Twitter timelines of Pierre LeBrun, Elliotte Friedman and Shawn Roarke...

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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Hootinani's avatar

I’ll never stop being amazed at how far the league is willing to go to avoid calling the rules that they already have in place.

Posted by Hootinani on 06/09/14 at 06:14 PM ET

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the issue of embellishment probably got a lot more attention after watching the Canucks ...errrrr ... the Rangers play game 2 the other night. Special consideration for goalies after Lundqvist nearly lost a leg and was thrown 30 feet in the air as a result of Carter’s hack behind the net.

Posted by scooter on 06/09/14 at 06:59 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Trying to cut down on shootouts.

You want to cut down on shoot outs?.....get rid of them.

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/09/14 at 07:48 PM ET

NHLJeff's avatar

The NHL will expand the trapezoid by four feet behind the goal for next season, pending GM/board approval.

Seriously? Just get rid of it already!

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 06/09/14 at 08:08 PM ET

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