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by Paul on 03/13/12 at 06:17 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
The GMs agreed that long line changes needed to be tightened up. Teams are cheating on changes seemingly more and more this season. So the league’s director of officiating, Terry Gregson, will send out a memo to teams and on-ice officials warning them that line changes will be closely scrutinized for the rest of the season, with the five-foot rule on line changes as per stated in the rulebook observed tightly.
Because of that, expect a number of too-many-men-on-the-ice penalties to be called over the next few weeks in order to drive home the point.
more from Day 2 of the GM Meetings…
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