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The Coach’s Challenge Debate

from A.J. Perez of NJ.com,

The issues of what can be challenged and other complexities regarding replay reviews were discussed in length by the NHL's general managers at their meeting at a Manhattan hotel on Wednesday. The overwhelming sense is that coach's challenges will be a part of the game -- eventually.

"I like the idea of getting it right," new Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said. "That's what we always try to do. To get it right, we have to get it right. That's why we need to take our time doing it."

Rutherford said he doesn't expect the system to be approved in time for next season and the league would likely use the 2014-15 test how the system would work. Phoenix Coyotes GM Don Maloney was a little more optimistic, saying that it was possible an agreement --- which would need the approval of the NHL Players Association and the league's owners --- could be reached before the start of next season.

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