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PIT @ NYR - 17:35 of the Second Period

Tuesday, 11.29.2011 / 9:54 PM
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PIT @ NYR - 17:35 of the Second Period

At 17:35 of the second period in the Rangers/Penguins game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke highsticked the puck and it went off Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and then off Rangers defenseman Michael Sauer and into the net.  According to rule 80.3 "when an attacking player causes the puck to enter the opponent's goal by contacting the puck above the height of the crossbar, either directly or deflected off any player or official, the goal shall not be allowed. The determining factor is where the puck makes contact with the stick."  No Goal Pittsburgh

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