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Video Review: NJD @ CHI - 0:38 of the Third Period

Play is not reviewable - no goal Devils @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: NJD vs. CHI

Situation Room: Bratt's shot stands as no goal

The referees determine that the whistle was blown prior to Jesper Bratt's potential tally and the call stands as no goal

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At 0:38 of the third period in the Devils/Blackhawks game, the Situation Room initiated a video review to further examine a play at the Chicago net. The Referee informed the Situation Room that he blew his whistle to stop play before the puck crossed the goal line. The decision was made in accordance of Rule 31.2 which states, in part, that "the Referee may deem the play to be stopped slightly prior to the whistle actually being blown. The fact that the puck may come loose or cross the goal line prior to the sound of the whistle has no bearing if the Referee has ruled that the play had been stopped prior to this happening." This is not a reviewable play - no goal New Jersey Devils.

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