Well you can't get any more pathetic than that (NHL officiating). How the Red Wings get away with all their bullspit pansy tactics, and we get called on everything, plus stuff that shouldn't be called, is pathetic.
A few weeks after crashing head-first into the boards (denting his helmet and being unable to move for a little while) following a hit from behind by Bob Errey, the Calgary Flames player explains:
"I was like Christ, lying on my back, with my arms outstretched, crucified"
-- Frank Musil - Early January 1994