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by Paul on 02/10/12 at 05:06 AM ET
Sometimes there is no conclusive video evidence to reverse the on-ice call.
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
Hedberg said he stood up on the Polak shot because it appeared to be going high.
“It’s deflected and it goes in and my initial reaction was that I thought it was a high stick, but I guess it wasn’t,” Hedberg said.
The officials on the ice called it a good goal, which meant that when it went to the video review in the NHL Situation Room in Toronto, there had to be conclusive video evidence that Berglund deflected the puck above the cross bar for the goal to be disallowed.
The official ruling from the NHL Situation Room was that there was no such clear video evidence of a high stick.
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