Golden Knights owner Bill Folley said an NHL “senior executive” called him Wednesday morning and admitted an error was made by officials in assessing a crucial major penalty to Cody Eakin during Tuesday night’s Game 7 in San Jose.
Two referees who officiated the Golden Knights’ Game 7 against the San Jose Sharks will not be working the next round of the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs.
Jordan Staal tied it in the third period, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Members of the Knights and local hockey authorities decried the five-minute major penalty and game misconduct given to Cody Eakin in Game 7 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.
The Golden Knights rode a wave of emotion to a lead in Game 7. But that decision to play with their blood boiling ultimately backfired in stunning fashion.
The controversial call on Golden Knights center Cody Eakin in Game 7 on Tuesday will live on in Las Vegas infamy. Here’s four other calls that left fan bases angry and confused.
Sharks center Barclay Goodrow was benched for large portions of Game 7 against the Golden Knights, but he scored the game-winning goal in overtime to send his team to the second round.
Dramatic, controversial Knights-Sharks first-round NHL playoff series should be remembered as one for the ages.
Vegas Golden Knights fans were revved up on Tuesday night for Game 7 against the San Jose Sharks in the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup playoff series.
The Sharks’ rally from a three-goal deficit sparked a dramatic finish to Game 7 of this Western Conference quarterfinal series.