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VIDEO: NHL Official Caught Manipulating Game to Benefit Connor McDavid

Published January 19, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Referee Accused of Favoritism Towards Connor McDavid

The sports world is buzzing with controversy following a recent incident involving a referee and NHL star Connor McDavid. A video has surfaced, stirring significant backlash from fans who allege the referee exhibited favoritism towards McDavid.


The Incident in Question

During the game, McDavid executed a maneuver in the offensive zone to gain possession of the puck. The move was questionable and seemed to warrant a penalty.

Interestingly, the referee, who was in an optimal position to observe the play, appeared ready to call a penalty but abruptly decided against it. This hesitation and subsequent inaction have sparked accusations of game rigging.

For a closer examination of the incident, the video can be viewed here on X:

Further fueling the controversy, fans have taken to social media to express their discontent, accusing the referee of showing undue favoritism towards McDavid. Their reactions can be seen in these posts:

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VIDEO: NHL Official Caught Manipulating Game to Benefit Connor McDavid

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