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LOOK: A 36-year-old accountant was perfect as Blackhawks' emergency goalie in victory over playoff-bound Jets

For the first time in 10 years, the Chicago Blackhawks will be sitting at home for the Stanley Cup playoffs. But at least they’re closing their 2017-18 season with some inspiration, forcing a 36-year-old accountant and former college goalie not to sit at home this week. Scott Foster, the man who fits that description and, <a href="https://deadspin.co… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Blackhawks emergency goalie Foster plays final 14 minutes of win over Jets

Scott Foster thought it was going to be just another night. Then the 36-year-old accountant signed a contract, put on his goaltender gear and waited in Chicago’s locker room. Then he got into the game. Then, it was his night. Foster was pressed into action when Chicago lost Anton Forsberg and Collin Delia to injuries, and the former college goalie ...

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NHL makes right call taking goalie interference out of refs' hands

Moving the responsibility of the coach’s challenge for goaltender interference out of the hands of the on-ice officials and into the capable minds of Colin Campbell, Mike Murphy, Kris King, Kay Whitmore and Rod Pasma in the NHL hockey operations situation room in Toronto was a proper first step. As a result of three days of debate in Boca Raton, ...

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NHL wants situation room, not referees, to determine goalie interference

NHL general managers came to Florida looking for clarity and consistency on goalie interference calls. With the playoffs just around the corner, they might wind up getting both. The league announced Tuesday that GMs want the final decision on video reviews of goalie interference to rest with the hockey operations department in Toronto instead of referees on the ice. “We ...

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Coaches' frustrations prompts review of goalie interference

Much like the varying opinions that bubble to the surface after controversial goalie interference rulings, there’s a divide among NHL general managers about how to move forward on the contentious issue. The league’s 31 GMs spent the entire first session of their three days of meetings tackling goalie interference, with some seeking clarity and others wondering about the decision process ...

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Rookie goalie dumps Flames as Isles snap 8-game skid

Rookie goalie Christopher Gibson made 50 saves as the New York Islanders beat the Calgary Flames 5-2 on Sunday to snap an eight-game losing streak. Anders Lee scored twice, while Johnny Boychuk had a goal and two assists for New York. Nick Leddy and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Islanders (30-29-10) as Casey Cizikas and John Tavares had two ...

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NHL to discuss goalie interference rule at GM meetings later this month

“What is goalie interference?” is to the NHL as “What is a catch?” is to the NFL. Nobody really knows at this point. However, the NHL apparently will be taking some initial steps to help sort that mess out at the annual GM meetings later this month. <a href="https://www.thestar.com/sports/leafs/2018/03/06/nhl-will-discuss-goalie-interference-at-gm-meetings-t… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Canada-U.S. shootout rematch? Goalie Maddie Rooney challenges Bieber

Olympic hockey goalie Maddie Rooney is challenging Justin Bieber to take his best shot. Rooney and the U.S. women’s gold-medal team appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. She says she’s still waiting for a tweet from Bieber. [embedded content] Roon… CBC | NHL News

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