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Are NHL referees really to blame?


With yet another controversial call going against the Phoenix Coyotes, how much blame should NHL referees get?

Quick strikes and links: May 30, 2012


It's summer and things are moving along at summer's pace: a lurch and a stall. But there's still plenty to talk about in the world of hockey. Your links for this week.

QOTW: What would you change about the NHL?


No-touch icing? Realignment? More intense contract restrictions? No more Gary Bettman? What would you change in the NHL?


VIDEO: ECHL Officiating Gaffe Makes Us Appreciate NHL Referees

NHL fans have grown increasingly frustrated with the inconsistent nature of the quality of officiating in hockey over the years. With a sport that is moving faster and faster with bigger hits and...

Three years ago on Raw Charge: Officiating sucks


Linking to a past post chronicling the absurdity of NHL officiating. How little has changed in three seasons is unnerving.

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Stars Special Teams Fail Them In Loss To Avalanche


The Dallas Stars got poor performance from their power play and penalty kill in their 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche and other news and notes from around the NHL.

Question of the Week: The Story of 2011


2011 had a year of stories for the sport of hockey, but which one was most important to the game? Raw Charge's staff opines on what they found to be the biggest story of the past year.

Reports say Campbell out, Shanahan in as NHL's disciplinarian


Following a tumultous run, Colin Campbell is stepping down from his role as head disciplinarian for the NHL and will likely be replaced by Brendan Shanahan.

Take a deep breath: The refs are not out the get the Tampa Bay Lightning


Tampa Bay Lightning fans are understandably frustrated by the on-ice officiating. But it's no worse than usual.

Bits: A modest proposal for Colin Campbell; thieves attack Frans-less Danes


Colin Campbell's memo warning that enforcement of diving will "ramp up" is another disturbing example of NHL situational officiating.

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