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Video: NHL cracking down on embellishment

Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

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The NHL is trying to keep embellishment to a minimum and the referees have led the charge in that effort early this season, calling far more embellishment/diving penalties than they have in the past. That’s just the first step though as starting this week, the league is also going to begin issuing warnings and fines for embellishment.

Bob McKenzie explained the particulars of the NHL’s new system in the video below:

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