Wilson upset about Oliwa

ERIC FRANCIS -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 5:28 PM ET


 SAN JOSE -- When talk of Game 1 turned to Krzysztof Oliwa, Sharks coach Ron Wilson said the rugged winger's game-opening goal didn't bother him as much as an incident later in the period.

 "The only thing I was disappointed in was that he wasn't given a match penalty in the first period when he head-butted Kyle McLaren and that was missed," said Wilson, who then suggested there was some sort of Canadian bias involved in the coverage of the alleged incident.

 "I know ESPN showed it two or three times and Hockey Night in Canada didn't show it at all."

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