ville5 wrote:"The guy was right on me. He pushed me and I was stuck in the back of the net. The ref said `I'll protect you' all game, then this happens and he says nothing. It's kind of frustrating."
- Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on all the trafic in front of the net
Pitts wrote:Hard to compete, as the Seahawks say, when you have to play against the refs too.
Pitts wrote:It's every game though Mike. The lopsided calls go on and on. And, Crosby was clearly being taught a lesson the past 2 months or so. THAT is not fair.
is it that, or does the officiating just stink?
Pitts wrote:Agreed. Neil clearly ran through the goal crease, being sure to impede Fleury at the same time. Clerr cut case of interference if ever there was one. I came to the conclusion weeks ago that the Pens have become the doormat of the NHL and will get no respect at all. I was suprised they gave Crosby the call on that high stick last night. Hard to compete, as the Seahawks say, when you have to play against the refs too.
One big difference, did they ignore penalties committed by the Steelers? No, the refs simply called a very tight game against the Seahawks on things that could have been let go and have been let go in past games. I didn't see a single non-call in favor of the Steelers. In the Pens case they aren't calling clear cut penalties like goaltender interference.
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