Highway Robbery at Sunrise: Florida Panthers Mugged by Penguin Ref

November 24th, 2009 by Robert Young Leave a reply »

You would think the defending Stanley Cup Champions would not need any breaks and dodgy calls to beat the upstart Florida Panthers.

However, apparently the refs thought otherwise and handed the victory to the Penguins on a silver platter. Words do not suffice to express the outrage and utter disbelief—of the highway robbery on ice—that Panthers’ fans are feeling.

In a shocking turn of events, the Florida Panthers lost another two-goal lead in the third period, to then be punished by a controversial double-minor penalty in the ensuing overtime by the Penguins.

Referee’s Greg Kimmerly and Kevin Bollocks, sorry; Pollock, with much help from intervening linesmen Tony Sericolo, and Mark Shewchyk, conspired together to hand the victory to their Penguin brethren in black and white at the game in Sunrise.

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