Corey Perry loses it after goalie interference call and gets caught in hilarious hot mic moment

Things are not going as the Edmonton Oilers hoped or expected in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Florida Panthers.

The Oilers haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1990 but finally made it to the last stage of the playoffs after eliminating the Dallas Stars in the Conference Finals.

The Oilers were the better team in Game 1, but the Panthers were absolutely bailed out by superstar goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.

And since, the Panthers have simply dominated.

After winning Game 2 comfortably, the series shifted to Edmonton on Thursday, but the home crowd couldn’t help the Oilers get their first win of the series.

The Edmonton Oilers had tied the game 1-1 early in the second period when Game 3 took a wild turn.

Vladimir Tarasenko scored to give the Panthers a one-goal lead, and just six minutes later, they were up 4-1 in the game.

The Oilers didn’t have a response, and all the home crowd could do was to watch the series slip away.

And things got even worse for the Oilers not long after the Panthers’ fourth goal.

With just under two minutes left of the second period, Oilers forward Corey Perry was called for goalie interference, and he didn’t agree with it.

Perry was visually furious at the referees, leading to a moment that neutral fans found hilarious.

As Perry headed to the penalty box, he gave the referee an earful, screaming and even laughing at it all.

But suddenly, the referee, Steve Kozari, had enough – and while on the hot mic, he told Corey Perry to be quiet and sit down.

Perry eventually took his place in the penalty box, but he didn’t cool down at all. The cameras caught Perry screaming some more before he angrily threw his gloves against the board. 

It was understandable that Perry was frustrated, given that the Panthers had taken such a big lead in the game. Now, the Oilers have a mountain to climb if they want to end their 34-year-long Cup drought.

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