NHL Worst Plays of The Year - Day 24: Vegas Golden Knights Edition | Steve's Dang Its

  • Published: 07 August 2019
  • Steve Dangle shares his pick for worst play of the year by the Vegas Golden Knights.


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Comments • 294

  • AG
    AG  4 weeks back

    Paul Stasny should have gotten a penalty for holding.

    • Lisa Kirschman
      Lisa Kirschman  4 weeks back

      That was not a five minute major the referees need glasses Go Knights GO

      • BrockV55
        BrockV55  4 weeks back

        Wrong, there was a clear cross check and blood drawn. That calls for a double minor at minimum.

        • Lag Evolved
          Lag Evolved  4 weeks back

          BrockV55 wrong, there was no contact to head of Pavelski’s body (which is what he was accused of) and the blood was drawn as he lost balance and hit the ice. Learn hockey.

      • Matt Welch
        Matt Welch  1 months back

        Full on there needed to be a time out minimally. The sharks showed heart on a opportunity they didn't deserve. This is the dang it of the year, on the whole league.

        • Anssi Tervonen
          Anssi Tervonen  1 months back

          If you run a red light, and accidentally drive over a pedestrian crossing the street, should you be given a ticket or decade in jail?

          • Huge Chrome Peach
            Huge Chrome Peach  1 months back

            Fluery became playoff Fluery.

            • LJP2
              LJP2  1 months back

              Except the NHL rule book says 'based on the severity of the cross check...at the discretion of the official'. So it's not really for you, the NHL, or anyone else to say. The on ice officials saw it as a severe enough cross check to warrant a five minute major. Done deal. Stop whining and crying like a soccer player, kill the damn penalty. The Golden Showers failed. The NHL's pet project will have to wait another season to try to win the cup.

              • snarzetax
                snarzetax  1 months back

                This "Dang It" doesn't belong to the Knights, it belongs to the NHL "referees".
                Remember, the NHL "referees" don't actually officiate the game, they just manage it.

                (Don't ask me man, Bettman is the one who said it.)

                • American Dadass408
                  American Dadass408  1 months back

                  sharks losing to bad officiating in playoffs: "lol sharks choke. cant blame the refs u gotta get thru adversity in this league lolololol"

                  sharks win due to bad officiating in playoffs for a change: "the league wants sj to win its a conspiracy!"

                  • adrian gladue
                    adrian gladue  1 months back

                    It wasn't the refs fault it was the golden knights fault they had a 3-1 series lead and a 3-0 lead in the third so vegas fans dont blame the refs for you guys blowing the series - kings fan

                    • Jake Fillion
                      Jake Fillion  1 months back

                      adrian 804
                      Yes, Vegas blew a 3-1 series and 3-0 game, one goal and the penalty should have been over, and sjs wouldn’t have scored enough to win the game, in game 7 the past is irrelevant, as this is the game that matters

                  • Dj Logikal
                    Dj Logikal  1 months back

                    Pissed away 18 mins in OT. Guess that’s the refs fault too. And that whiner Marshmallow is the biggest joke.

                    • Dj Logikal
                      Dj Logikal  1 months back

                      Best game ever

                      • Matthew Pierson
                        Matthew Pierson  1 months back

                        Not a fan of either team, but I’m still pissed the Sharks got to win a series they didn’t deserve to win.

                        • PeppermintPepperoni
                          PeppermintPepperoni  1 months back

                          Pavelski dove and injured himself.

                          Change my mind.

                          • Jake Fillion
                            Jake Fillion  1 months back

                            Maybe a 2 minute for a cross check, but he landed bad, causing blood

                        • Johnny Canuck
                          Johnny Canuck  1 months back

                          The refs were horrible for the entire 2018-19 season. Just an absolute embarrassment and a joke.

                          • Will Stuart
                            Will Stuart  1 months back

                            I believe Logan Couture had more goals than Mark Stone and finished the playoffs with the most goals after playing a whole series less than two teams

                            • Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios

                              4 goals in 5 minutes has that EVER happened before!? WHAAA? Bad call or not your special teams SUCK and lost game 7. MAN UP VEGAS, quite crying this is hockey!

                              • Jake Fillion
                                Jake Fillion  4 weeks back

                                Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios
                                Ok, that’s a fair point, at least now those can be reviewed

                              • Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios
                                Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios  4 weeks back

                                @Jake Fillion I agree with you. BAD call... now that we look at the replay. Really bad call!. but as a ref and hockey player I would have called it a 5 minute major in real time b/c of the injury. I think the big thing is the inconsistency of NHL reffing... should have been a 2 minute cross check if anything but they don't usually call those after a drop.

                              • Jake Fillion
                                Jake Fillion  4 weeks back

                                @Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios
                                I'm not taking that away from this arguement, but the penalty kill wouldn't have been the worst in the nhl if the call was only a 2 minute or a 4 minute as it should have been

                              • Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios
                                Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios  4 weeks back

                                @Jake Fillion I think it very well could have been STATISTICALLY the worst penalty kill in NHL history. Let's look that up : )

                              • Jake Fillion
                                Jake Fillion  1 months back

                                @Jimmy 3D LLC Element 3d Studios
                                I dont play, but calling on the result, not the play is a problem, and this play caused the rule to change so that plays like this can be reviewed, just face it, this was pretty much the worst call in the history of the NHL

                            • MagsDaMan
                              MagsDaMan  1 months back

                              Who woulda thought you need a good PK to win a playoff series?. Let along the Stanley cup?🧐hmm

                              • lewis griffin
                                lewis griffin  1 months back

                                Worst call in nhl history

                                • Andrew DeNike
                                  Andrew DeNike  1 months back

                                  Steve, it was a boardline vicious aggressive cross check that knocked Joey P over and caused him to slam his head into the ice. No screwage, its the result of the play. If a player gets a 4 min for drawing blood, thats the result of that play leading to the increased penalty time call. Same situation here but for some reason many arent willing to admit that, if Eakins doesnt cross check Joey P there, there is no fall to the ice/bloody concussion. Refs got this as right as they could considering they call it live without review

                                  • Jake Fillion
                                    Jake Fillion  1 months back

                                    @Andrew DeNike watch the condensed game, it took 5 to 7 second before they stopped the play, 2 or 3 where blood was already on the ice, they didn't see the cross check, they were focused on the puck.

                                  • Andrew DeNike
                                    Andrew DeNike  1 months back

                                    @Jake Fillion did you see them not seeing it live ? Seemed like they had full view of the play

                                  • Jake Fillion
                                    Jake Fillion  1 months back

                                    @Andrew DeNike but they didn't see it live, only what happened after it was over

                                  • Andrew DeNike
                                    Andrew DeNike  1 months back

                                    seeing it in live fast motion, you can definitely see how a referee could interpret the play as a 5 min major. Its not as outlandish as many make it seem

                                  • Jake Fillion
                                    Jake Fillion  1 months back

                                    They didn’t call it live, they called only on what was seen 5-10 seconds later

                                • Jeremy Nafus
                                  Jeremy Nafus  1 months back

                                  At least use San Jose's announcer for this...disrespectful

                                • Trevor Jerram
                                  Trevor Jerram  1 months back

                                  Take down that flames jersey steve!!

                                  • curtis krammer
                                    curtis krammer  1 months back

                                    Worst call ever. The NHL is a bush league and deserves all the ridicule that can come their way.

                                  • Eric Jones
                                    Eric Jones  1 months back

                                    True Vegas dang it was letting the sharks win game 5, a game in which Vegas dominated but still let Hertl score the overtime winner

                                    • Sean Cena
                                      Sean Cena  1 months back

                                      Guarantee the Avs dang it will be Landeskog's offside in game seven, and the onslaught of "sharks were handed these series" people are right back at it

                                    • 123timsim
                                      123timsim  1 months back

                                      Vegas you lost. :)

                                      • Nick
                                        Nick  1 months back

                                        Call wasn't questionable I agree it should have been at best a 2 min, but uh... blow the series lead much... ?? Dats the dang it...

                                        • Blake MacAlpine 2002
                                          Blake MacAlpine 2002  1 months back

                                          Vegas Garbage Knights

                                          • Bobby T.
                                            Bobby T.  1 months back

                                            I just don’t feel bad for Vegas because I don’t like them

                                            • dnoz13
                                              dnoz13  1 months back

                                              He got bumped twice, hit his head and bit his tongue. Where else did the blood come from?

                                              • aljozombie 1
                                                aljozombie 1  1 months back

                                                Did anyone figured out that he has the same shirt in 4 episodes

                                                • AKsleepygirl
                                                  AKsleepygirl  1 months back

                                                  You know, I absolutely cannot stand San Jose, Vegas isn't my team either, but this...THIS is ridiculous, absolute bullshit call, and the refs should be ashamed of themselves.

                                                  • Rudy Gonzalez
                                                    Rudy Gonzalez  1 months back

                                                    They should be Ashamed for calling a penalty after a player was cross checked slammed onto the ice knocked unconscious then required staples ? Ok you have a great point

                                                • NoVa
                                                  NoVa  1 months back

                                                  Hey Knights, YOU BLEW IT!

                                                  • Lag Evolved
                                                    Lag Evolved  4 weeks back

                                                    It wasn’t entirely their fault, but yea

                                                • James Sylvestre
                                                  James Sylvestre  1 months back

                                                  In my unpopular opinion. The idea that playoff hockey ever fit the definition that it’s been assigned is laughable. Playoff hockey looks more like Bantam interlock house league then it does NHL hockey.
                                                  Also the idea that cross checking is something that should just go uncalled is as idiotic as it sounds.
                                                  That’s a penalty all day long and if you have a problem with that you need to take a minute and re-examine how you look at playoff hockey. Do you like it for the hockey or the carnage?
                                                  Eakin did a stupid thing that caused an injury, explain to me why that shouldn’t be punished.

                                                  • Kole Tokar
                                                    Kole Tokar  1 months back

                                                    One of the worst calls in NHL history in one of the weirdest playoffs in NHL history.

                                                    • Joe Janz
                                                      Joe Janz  1 months back

                                                      What about game 5 or 6? But naaaah it’s the refs fault. Cry babies how about you grow a pair.

                                                      • Richard Armour
                                                        Richard Armour  1 months back

                                                        I said it in the past and I will say it again. No, it wasn't a 5-minute major however yes it was a penalty. This same penalty didn't get called in favor of the Coyotes dang it when Garland got dumped in front of the net and the puck then went off of him and in. That was very close to another Bryan Berard and why I think cross-checks need to be called much more often.

                                                        That said this isn't a dang it for this reason. Did you see the Sharks players chasing Eakin and chirping at him? Did you hear the announcers mention that fans were throwing things onto the ice? What do you think happens if Eakin stays in that game? That game would have dissolved into an absolute trainwreck. The only way to get Eakin out of the game was to give the 5-minute major. Keeping control of the game was the right call to make if the 5-minute major was given for that reason.

                                                        • SemiSolid Snake
                                                          SemiSolid Snake  1 months back

                                                          I feel so bad for Fleury

                                                          • Noah Boyce élève
                                                            Noah Boyce élève  1 months back

                                                            Vegas was so demoralized by the refs call that they didn’t put their full effort in the penalty kill. And then after allowing a couple goals got mad at themselves too.

                                                            • Noah Boyce élève
                                                              Noah Boyce élève  1 months back

                                                              Not the refs fault there’s shouldn’t have been a penalty.

                                                            • Will Stuart
                                                              Will Stuart  1 months back

                                                              Only the 2nd time in over a hundred years a team has scored 4 on a 5 minute major. Not the refs fault in the slightest

                                                          • brittanycook03
                                                            brittanycook03  1 months back

                                                            The angle at 5:17 really shows what actually happened. Wasn’t super convinced it didn’t deserve a major til I saw that angle. Vegas was def robbed on that one.

                                                            • AJ Stead
                                                              AJ Stead  1 months back

                                                              Maybe Vegas shouldn’t have given up a 3-1 series lead🤷🏻‍♂️

                                                              • Kyle T
                                                                Kyle T  1 months back


                                                                • Kyle T
                                                                  Kyle T  1 months back

                                                                  This made my day before I even watched it 😂💀

                                                                  • Jim L
                                                                    Jim L  1 months back

                                                                    "That was only called because of what happened"... Ya Steve, THATS how life works! You run a stop sign and get caught... $125 fine. You run a stop sign and kill 15 Junior Hockey players you get 8 years in prison. Its not hypocritical, its being responsible for your actions and taking the consequences for them.

                                                                    • Connor Dawe
                                                                      Connor Dawe  1 months back

                                                                      Why did you have to hurt us flames fans outta no where

                                                                      • Sophie Bernard
                                                                        Sophie Bernard  1 months back

                                                                        That jersey being off-centred riled me up hardcore

                                                                        • viperswhip
                                                                          viperswhip  1 months back

                                                                          There were two dangits here Steve, the NHL officials and the Golden Knight penalty kill, you only danged one of them! This is the Golden Knights dangit, which should have focused on their penalty kill. The NHL should have it's own dangit, would this one win? I don't know.

                                                                          • Bryce Stewart
                                                                            Bryce Stewart  1 months back

                                                                            Shouldn’t of been a major, but that was a huge hit and must’ve hurt really bad