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Referee Under Fire For His No-Goal Call Against The St Louis Blues

Published February 23, 2024 at 12:49
BY SAMER

NHL referee Garrett Rank is facing criticism on social media for his colorful call during a St. Louis Blues game.

Garret Rank Makes A Funny No-Goal Call Against The Blues



Some NHL referees, like Wes McCauley, are known for injecting personality into their officiating. Last night, Rank stirred attention by adding some flair to his announcement of a no-goal call after a review.

"You're not gonna like it but the call on the ice was correct, no goal" 😭


WHAT A CALL FROM REFEREE GARRETT RANK 🔊


His statement received mixed reviews from fans. While some appreciated the personality in the game, others felt referees should stick to making straightforward calls.

Former referee Tim Peel joined the conversation, calling out Rank's approach and suggesting the NHL wouldn't approve.

Just make the call! Don't like this at all and I guarantee the #NHL doesn't like this announcement either!


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Referee Under Fire For His No-Goal Call Against The St Louis Blues

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