Vegas Golden Knights' Goalie Escapes Punishment after Dirty Play

Published June 4, 2023 at 11:27
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
The Golden Knights had the upper hand on the Florida Panthers, breaking their 11-game win streak.

In a high-stakes game, everything is looked at under a microscope. Every little detail is important, and a particular sequence didn't sit well among Panthers' fans.

Vegas Golden Knights' Goalie Escapes Punishment after Dirty Play



In the first period, things heated up when a brawl erupted in Adin Hill's zone.


Hill ignited the situation when he shoved Bennett. Then, Cousins came in to defend his teammates. Hill attacked Cousins, Cousins retaliated, and every Knight came after him.

Officiating Debate Reopen?



At the beginning of the playoffs, a lot of people criticized the referees. Now, the debate might reopen as not everyone is pleased with the decision.

Cousins was the only one to be penalized.

Even though he landed a lot of hits, Hill wasn't punished.

Decisions like this one will clearly frustrate the fans and the NHL will once again bury its head in the sand instead of doing something useful.



Hill also frustrated Cousins later in the game with this amazing save:


Can't wait to see the second game!

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