NHL Removes Ref After Admitting to Looking to Call Penalty on Hot Mic

NFL referee Tim Peel is retiring early after he was heard on a hot mic admitting that he wanted to make a call against Nashville early in the game. I've played hockey my whole live and knew this happened on a regular basis. It is pretty shocking to hear it come out live on TV! He will no longer work NHL games according to the league and was set to retire later this year.

Below is the tripping penalty:

After the call his voice was heard on the mic admitting to making an intentional call:

Please note the clip has mature language:

The NHL released a statement saying that he will no longer be working NHL games.

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