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“Wake Up”

from TSN,

The quality of officiating in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs has drawn plenty of criticism on various platforms from fans, the media, and now player agents.

Jeff Jackson, who represents Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid and whose Wasserman Hockey group represents Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews and others, amplified an argument made by TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button on Wednesday night about the work done by officials, specifically referee Chris Lee who spotted – and did not call – a cross-checking infraction by Islanders defenceman Scott Mayfield on Tampa Bay winger Nikita Kucherov.

"Craig hits the nail on the head here," Jackson tweeted on Thursday morning. "You can't sing & whistle at the same time. NHL has a problem & they pretend it doesn't exist. How many games is Chris Lee going to ref where he pretends to not see a blatant penalty? Why is he still doing games? Another star out!! Wake up!"


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