Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/03/13 at 07:36 PM ET
What do you think, should the goal have counted?
Me? I am all for goals, let them all count unless it is thrown in the net!
added 8:44pm, via the Situation Room Blog at NHL.com,
At 1:04 of the first period in the Kings/Wild game, video review confirmed the referee's call on the ice that Kyle Brodziak's shot deflected off Matt Cooke's skate and into the net in a legal fashion. The determining factor was that the speed of the puck propelled it into the net and that Cooke's skate only redirected it. According to Rule 49.2 "A puck that deflects into the net off an attacking player's skate who does not use a distinct kicking motion is a legitimate goal." Good goal Minnesota.
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