VANCOUVER, BC – NOVEMBER 16: Matt Calvert #11 of the Colorado Avalanche is attended to by a team trainer after getting hit with a shot during NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on November 16, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

The Instigator |Episode 35

Blow it Dead!…or not?

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When is a player hurt…when should the officials blow the play dead? Last week Elias Pettersson fired a shot off the head of Matt Calvert. It was scary. He was hurt and the whistle did not blow. The Vancouver Canucks went on to score seconds later to tie the game. When or should the play have been called dead? Brad Burud of Inside Edge Hockey News discusses the situation and gives his solution.