Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Alanah McGinley on 01/16/08 at 06:05 PM ET
From Shelly Anderson at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
Perhaps the biggest update for this season is a new video system used to review whether a goal was scored. The overhead cameras aimed at the nets now have the sharp images of high definition and are on a closed circuit to the video judge’s booth and to the NHL’s review officials in Toronto.
The original system, installed in the early 1990s, used standard definition and was routed through a production truck. The result was a picture that wasn’t crystal clear and a system with a greater chance for breakdowns.
If you’ve noticed incredible detail this season on replays when a puck was near the goal line, that’s the work of the high-definition setup.
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