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Former NHL Referee Calls Out Leafs Fans in Distasteful Tweet Regarding Matthew Knies


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Julien Trekker
May 5, 2023  (10:50)
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We reported earlier that Sam Bennett could face consequences for two dirty plays he committed in the second game against the Maple Leafs.

SEE: Bennett Potentially Facing Suspension After Two Dirty Plays
As people await the Department of Player Safety's decision, Tim Peel, a former NHL referee, went on a Twitter rant about the dangerous hit on Matthew Knies.

Former NHL Referee Calls Out Leafs Fans in Distasteful Tweet Regarding Matthew Knies

Leafs fans are eagerly awaiting the DoPS' decision, and Peel seemed to find the situation amusing.
He wrote several comments that weren't well received by the fans:
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This is pretty bold, as the hit was clearly dangerous.
But as we saw with Andrew Cogliano's broken neck in the first round, even if it's dangerous, there may be no consequences at all for Bennett.
SEE: Avs lose key player for the rest of the playoffs
Peel seems sure of it.
Do you think Bennett should be suspended?
As reported on House of Hockey - NHL Referee Under Fire After Mocking Bennett's Hit on Matthew Knies
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