At 16:22 of the first period in the Oilers/Predators game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that Ales Hemsky's shot crossed the goal line with the goal frame in its proper position. According to rule 78.4 "The goal frame shall be considered in its proper position when at least a portion of the flexible pegs are still inside both the goal post and the hole in the ice". Good Goal Edmonton.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday