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BUF @ TOR - 5:31 of the First Period

Saturday, 11.16.2013 / 7:33 PM
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BUF @ TOR - 5:31 of the First Period

At 5:31 of the first period in the Sabres/Maple Leafs game, video review was initiated by the Situation Room because the puck entered the Buffalo net. Video review supported the call on the ice that David Clarkson used his skate to kick the puck into the net as the referee blew his whistle to stop play. According to Rule 49.2 "A goal cannot be scored by an attacking player who uses a distinct kicking motion to propel the puck into the net." No goal Toronto.

Quote of the Day

That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3