It figured that someone might question the legality of another's stick Sunday, what with Marty McSorley at the Arrowhead Pond for the Duck-Edmonton Oiler game.
So, when Edmonton Coach Ron Low called for Teemu Selanne's stick to be measured in the final minutes of the Ducks' 6-4 victory, the press box buzz focused immediately on McSorley, who was not in the Oiler lineup.
However, a quick check of Selanne's stick by referee Rob Shick revealed it to be legal and the Oilers were given a delay-of-game penalty.
"His stick looks illegal, but it's not," Duck Coach Craig Hartsburg said. "Teemu's no dummy."
You may recall that McSorley's illegal stick in the 1993 Stanley Cup finals led to a power play on which the Montreal Canadiens scored and turned the series against the Kings. It has been rumored that McSorley did not have a legal stick on the bench as the Kings attempted to preserve a one-goal lead late in Game 2.