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Coach's Challenge: WSH @ NSH - 4:03 of Third Period

Original call is overturned - no goal Capitals @NHL

Situation Room: WSH vs NSH

Situation Room: Ovechkin's goal overturned on review

Alex Ovechkin's goal is overturned on review as the Predators win an offside challenge to maintain their two goal lead in the 3rd period

  • 02:34 •

At 4:03 of the third period in the Capitals/Predators game, Nashville requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether Washington was off-side prior to Alex Ovechkin's goal. 

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with the linesmen, NHL Hockey Operations staff determined that Ovechkin was off-side prior to the goal. According to Rule 78.7, "The standard for overturning the call in the event of a 'GOAL' call on the ice is that the Linesman, after reviewing any and all available replays and consulting with the Toronto Video Room, determines that one or more Players on the attacking team preceded the puck into the attacking zone prior to the goal being scored and that, as a result, the play should have been stopped for an "Off-side" infraction; where this standard is met, the goal will be disallowed."

Therefore the original call is overturned - no goal Washington Capitals. 

The clock is re-set to show 16:02 (3:58 elapsed time), when the off-side infraction occurred. 

Since the Coach's Challenge resulted in the original call being overturned, the Nashville Predators retain their time-out.

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