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Hacking And Whacking Connor McDavid

from David Staples of the Edmonton Journal,

A fascinating and utterly frustrating video from an Edmonton Oilers perspective was put together by Oilers fan @guvniash on Twitter.

It details the endless hooking, hacking and holding of Connor McDavid that went on in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Kings, fouling that NHL referees let go without penalty.

In total, the video captures 12 incidents where the Kings arguably foul McDavid with no call — with about seven of those incidents, at 6:54 and 0:15 of the first period, 14:46 of the second period, and 13:47, 11:56, 7:23 and 7:18 of the third period — all being more blatant violations of the rule book.

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This fan has got to get out and watch some more hockey, not soccer.  One, maybe 2 of those could have been penalties, but the rest were typical hockey defensive plays.

Posted by Radioleg from Vancouver on 11/27/18 at 07:18 AM ET


Yeah this video is a joke. They need to take off the homer glasses because there was hardly anything egregious here.

Posted by Robert on 11/27/18 at 08:54 AM ET


Do these guys understand that defending players are entitled to their ice just as much as McDavid?
This video is joke.

Posted by George0211 on 11/27/18 at 09:50 AM ET

hockeyfreak13's avatar

I like the absurd, click-bait title too…Explosive video of endless hooking hacking & holding…what an embarrassing montage.

Posted by hockeyfreak13 from Grand Rapids on 11/27/18 at 10:23 AM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

I am already sick of anything Conner McDavid related.  Thanks to social media, this stomach churrning event has occurred 3xbas fast as I got sick of hearing about Crosby.

Everyone gets hacked and whacked (well at least they used to…).

The Oilers aren’t in danger of missing the playoffs because McDavid gets an odd slash or interfered with. Their golatending sucks, and their GM is a joke.    confused

Posted by Down River Dan on 11/27/18 at 12:05 PM ET


I’m with everyone else, this video is a joke.

Posted by Steve1306 on 11/27/18 at 12:25 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

I thought this was a joke…guess it’s not.  Does the guy who put this together realize this isn’t baseball?

Why did this guy waste so much time putting together a video montage like this?

Posted by TreKronor on 11/27/18 at 03:12 PM ET


Lol, finally got around to watching this & couldn’t even make it all the way through.  The Carter can-opener + highstick was about the only bad one.  This guy knows those incidental stick-to-shinpad hits happen hundreds of times per game, right?

Posted by EthrDemon on 11/28/18 at 09:10 PM ET

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