How often have you heard someone say “well, the trajectory of that ball means it must have been a back stick,” or “it didn't sound like the ball hit a stick so it must have been a foot”? This logic doesn't work in the video referral box. Ayanna McClean tells us in this #UmpireAtHome #TBT why she can't make decisions using her gut instincts but instead needs to see the infringement on the replay screen.
McClean shared a huge number of insights in her full episode on #UmpireAtHome so go check it out now. What did you learn about the role of the video umpire that you didn't know before? Let us know in the comments!
#UmpireAtHome explores issues facing hockey umpires right now, and through discussion, provides guidance on how to interpret the rules of hockey in a way that best serves the game.
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