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Parise on disallowed goal: “You hope the cameras are off for a second and the video review didn’t catch it”

Jun 1, 2012, 11:11 PM EDT

For a moment in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, it looked like the New Jersey Devils had taken a 2-1 series lead. However, referee Dan O’Halloran waved it off and the video replayed showed that Parise had knocked it in with his hand. If you missed it, you can check out the replay below:

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On Friday, Parise went into detail about the play.

“You hope the cameras are off for a second and the video review didn’t catch it,” Parise said. “I had the first shot and then I don’t really remember exactly what happened after that. I just remember the puck was starting to go behind the net, so I grabbed it and tried to keep it in front, keep it in play and then I couldn’t get my stick to the puck anymore so I don’t know, hopefully bank it off one of them or something. I don’t know if it would have counted or not (if it banked off someone). I was just trying to keep it alive, I guess. I couldn’t get my stick to it anymore, so it was kind of a dead play for me.”

Parise ended the game with a minus-two rating and no points. The Devils went on to lose in overtime, putting them in a very bad position. 76% of Game 1 winners in best-of-seven Stanley Cup finals have gone on to hoist the Cup.

  1. capsrockva - Jun 1, 2012 at 11:35 PM

    Good call

    • eigglesnosuperbowls - Jun 2, 2012 at 8:08 AM

      The POWER OF THE HOME DEPOT is annoying !

  2. blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 12:54 AM

    ““You hope the cameras are off for a second and the video review didn’t catch it” …

    so in other words, Parise is a “self-admitted” rat, who will stop at positively nothing in-order “unscrupulously” burrow his way into your home ? … is that supposed to be the deal ? … very well then … we Kings will now no longer have any qualms about doing “that” which needs to be done !

    GO KINGS GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • martysbetter - Jun 2, 2012 at 10:58 AM

      Dude, just give up this Elvis bit – it stinks and no one is laughing.

      • blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 1:20 PM

        no can do …

  3. vindicatus - Jun 2, 2012 at 1:05 AM

    Yeah, Parise is a rat. Maybe now his market value will drop, and the Devils can re-sign him for peanuts because obviously no other team will want a rat on their roster.

    • blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 2:12 AM

      friends …let us offer “servings of cheese” to the vermin … and then let us terminate them !

      GO KINGS GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • thestig9 - Jun 2, 2012 at 6:37 AM

        How can you have time to post all these videos while your saving the world driving your Prius

  4. knowsfirsthand - Jun 2, 2012 at 7:43 AM

    Let me get this straight. The guy who was given the C for his leadership, publicly announces he wishes he could have got away with cheating????

    Hey Mr. Parise, I guess karma got you on Wednesday night in overtime. You’re a disgrace to sports, your team and any kid who looks up to you.

    • 1943mrmojorisin1971 - Jun 2, 2012 at 12:58 PM

      Yes it’s technically cheating, but you’re not much of a competitor if you don’t push the envelope and see what you can get away with. I’m not saying guys should go out and try to murder each other. I’m saying you might as well try to put the puck in the net any way you can because sometimes guys get awarded less-than-legal goals.

  5. tackledummy1505 - Jun 2, 2012 at 9:11 AM


    The Devils entire game is about bending and breaking the rules and getting away with it. Of course Parise would try to cheat and hope to get away with it. When your whole game plan is set around getting away with interference and holding, this is only a logical choice by a New Jersey Devil. This is why the Devils are the worst thing to happen to hockey and why no one likes them. Can’t wait to see what they try next lol Devils = Joke

    • all4hockey - Jun 2, 2012 at 10:03 AM

      Right, because the Kings don’t do the exact same thing (late hits, obstruction, etc). Anybody would attempt to get the puck in any way possible. Like he said – maybe a defender goes to clear it and puts it in accidentally. A moving puck is better than one under a goalie’s pad. Give me a break with the cheating BS.

      • oside760 - Jun 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM

        where are your sources?

  6. vindicatus - Jun 2, 2012 at 9:38 AM

    You forgot to mention that Parise is a communist too, just like the rest of the Devils.

    • blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 1:57 PM

      seriously ? …

      so let me get this straight then … Parise is a cunning, dishonest, underhanded, communist ? … is that the deal ? … oh man, do I ever hope that we Kings really “give it” to these bastards now ! … go to hell Parise, I seriously hate your guts !

  7. oside760 - Jun 2, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    you hope the cameras are off for a second????????? what a stupid ass thing to say. the only way the devils score at all in this entire series is if it’s a fluke goal. GO KINGS GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. mehetmet - Jun 2, 2012 at 11:01 AM

    Not a Devils fan– hate them

    but if you aint cheatin you aint tryin — and everyone here knows it

    • blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 12:54 PM

      then why not just “poison” them at their pre-game meal ? … or have their equipment go “mysteriously” missing ? … this is supposed to be a game with “rules”, not a free for all !

  9. tackledummy1505 - Jun 2, 2012 at 11:46 AM

    The Devils whole game is the trap. The trap implements standing picks and rubbing the man off of his path. Now last time I check, interference is a call given to a defender who doesn’t allow a player who doesn’t have the puck a right of path. That means you can’t get in his way or touch him until he’s in the vicinity of the puck. So there are my sources. There are no highlights during a Devils game. You ever watch Sportscenter after a Devils game? Exactly there are like 3 to 4 clips and then the rest is talking about other things to fill the time in. I’ve been dealing with Devil hockey my entire life and it sucks. That’s why the Flyers/Penguins series has the same rating or higher than the Stanley Cup games between Kings/Devils lol.

    • blomfeld - Jun 2, 2012 at 2:29 PM

      Yes, but we Kings didn’t ask for this fight ….

      Well said tackledummy ! You’re to be commended for speaking the truth, which is especially admirable on your part, given that the Devils are your team ! That fact of the matter is that the New Jersey Devils are an organization which has embraced and sold “boredom” as a legitimate form of entertainment for years. It’s unacceptable and it’s a complete disservice to the “hockey-loving” folk there in New Jersey. At the very least, the NHL should force the Devil’s to print “bad for your health” warning labels on their tickets, just as the government does here in Canada with cigarettes ! Nonetheless, I’m viewing this series from two different perspectives. One is as a Kings’ fan and the chance for LA to triumph and make all these “so-called” experts look utterly stupid ! … and the other is as a fan of exciting “quality” hockey, where cowardly, shutdown, boredom has no place !

      KINGS = EXCITEMENT ! … GO KINGS GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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