At 17:26 of the third period in the Sabres/Penguins game, the referee on the ice ruled that Steve Ott batted the puck into the net with his stick below the cross bar. The Toronto Situation Room reviewed the play but was inconclusive so the referee's call on the ice stands. Good Goal Buffalo.
Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.
— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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