|these penalties will disproportionately affect bottom tier teams...|
| In comment 15774797 section125 said:
these penalties will disproportionately affect bottom tier teams...
Probably because two of the reasons the bottom tier teams are bottom tier in the first place are sloppy play and a lack of discipline. I'd be willing to bet that bad teams genuinely do commit more penalties even if they also get flagged a higher percentage of the time than good teams.