At 4:41 of the first period in the Ducks/Predators game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that Nashville forward Colin Wilson kicked the puck with his right skate into the net. 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." In addition, video replay reviewed to see if Colin Wilson touched the puck with his stick on the way into the net and replay was inconclusive as to whether he did. On-ice call stands, No Goal Nashville.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut