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Old 11-10-2011, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Garett View Post
Hmm, I'm surprised the ref didn't call Philly on delay of game penalties? Isn't there some sort of rule on the books where the offensive team has to clear their zone within X amount of time if they are not hampered? Or is that just in basketball?

No such rule in hockey. The ref, however, can use discretion and blow the play dead if the game is at a "stand still" for lack of a better word. There is, no penalty though, just a face off and play resumes.