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REPORT: Fans CALLING for Wes McCauley's head - Blame him for Game 1 loss after CONTROVERSIAL calls

Published April 19, 2023 at 11:22
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Last night the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning faced off in game 1 of their best-of-seven series in the National Hockey League playoffs. The game was a high-scoring affair, with the Lightning dominating the Leafs with a resounding 7-3 victory. However, the match was not without its controversies.

One of the main talking points from the game was the Tampa Bay Lightning's impressive performance on the powerplay, where they scored four of their seven goals. Throughout the game, the Lightning were granted eight powerplays, while the Leafs received only four. Despite both teams converting 50% of their opportunities, the discrepancy in the number of powerplays raised eyebrows.

Moreover, many Maple Leafs fans expressed their frustration with the officiating by Wes McCauley. In particular, a "cross-checking" penalty against Leafs player Luke Schenn was deemed by fans to be a mere push upon review. These questionable calls against the Leafs, combined with the discrepancy in powerplays, added fuel to the fans' anger.

Following the game, fans took to social media to vent their frustrations and criticize McCauley's calls. The officiating is likely to remain a hot topic in the series as the Leafs look to even the score against the reigning champions.








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