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Video- The New Offside Rule Explained

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The Meal's avatar

Probably saves a few groins, but I really hope officials have a solid plan for determining what’s up in close cases.

Posted by The Meal from Firestone, CO on 12/22/20 at 10:22 PM ET

NHLJeff's avatar

Agreed. This is great, but I wish they set a time limit for review. If you can’t tell if it’s offside or not within X time (1-2 mins?) call on the ice stands. It’s excruciating seeing an offsides call that had nothing to do with the ensuing goal be reviewed for many minutes.

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Denver on 12/22/20 at 10:30 PM ET

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Personally I would have preferred the offsides challenge removed. Only the egregious ones really matter to me and the officials very rarely get those wrong. A couple ticky-tack inches doesn’t gain the offense much of an advantage.

Posted by evileye on 12/23/20 at 12:35 PM ET

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