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The Offside Rule

Bobby Scribe over at LA Kings News did a little digging and discovered Gaborik was actually NOT offside according to the rules…

Analysis: It’s Not Offsides? Really?

…and in case you were wondering how “control of the puck” was defined, here you go!

“Control of the puck” means the act of propelling the puck with the
stick, hand or feet. If while it is being propelled, the puck is touched by
another player or his equipment, or hits the goal or goes free, the
player shall no longer be considered to be “in control of the puck”.