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VIDEO: Sharks Broadcast Makes Brutal Hot Mic Mistake Leading to Ref's NSFW Comment on Live TV

NHL ref's mic went hot at worst possible time as he's caught with NSFW comment on Tuesday.
NHL ref's mic went hot at worst possible time as he's caught with NSFW comment on Tuesday.

There's no professional sports league that requires more adrenaline than the National Hockey League. Its athletes skate at high speeds, which lead to collisions and scrums. So, how do on-ice officials reel in the hyped up hockey players? Apparently with some explicit language. During Tuesday night's game between the Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks, play was stopped after Predators defenseman Roman Josi was called for cross-checking on Barclay Goodrow. In order to hear the penalty ruling, the Sharks broadcast cut to the head referee, but did so a bit too soon.

Yes you heard that correctly. He dropped two F-bombs on Josi to corral him into the penalty box for cross-checking "three times." Hey, it worked, didn't it?

As for the Sharks broadcast, how can they miss the two loud swear words with a five-second delay? Either way, this will no doubt be used as a learning moment for future Sharks games.