The top NHL draft-eligible players in the CHL clashed Thursday night in the BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, with Travis Konecny, Connor McDavid and Team Orr shutting down Team Cherry 6-0 in a dominant victory.
Sportsnet had fans covered during the game from all angles, literally.
From your television screen to your Twitter feed, Sportsnet offered highlights and analysis galore. But that wasn’t all; a live stream of the Ref Cam on sportsnet.ca brought viewers right into the middle of the action, up-close-and-personal with all the stars by getting a referee’s point of view.
Here are all the Ref Cam highlights from Thursday night’s action:
Let’s drop the puck and get this puppy started.
BIG HIT, EVEN BIGGER GOAL
Team Cherry delivers the boom but Team Orr has the last laugh, getting on the board first.
THINGS GET A LITTLE FRISKY
After a big save by Samuel Montembeault, referees head to break up some jawing between Team Cherry’s Brandon Carlo and Team Orr’s Lawson Crouse.
Someone loses their lid and we’re right there to return it to it’s rightful owner.
ALRIGHT, BREAK IT UP!
Team Orr rushes the net, the whistle is blown, mean words are said, and the ref wants none of it.
BEHOLD, THE POWER OF THE REF CAM!
Now this is what the Ref Cam is all about: Get an up-close look at Team Orr cycling the puck masterfully, leading to a rifle Travis Konecny one-timer goal.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE NIGHT
Konecny comes streaking in on a breakaway and buries it! You may want to watch this clip more than once, the kid's pretty fast.