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Coach's Challenge: PIT @ BUF - 7:56 of the First Period

Original call is confirmed - Goal Pittsburgh @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: PIT vs. BUF

Situation Room: Goal stands after challenge

The Sabres challenge for goaltender interference prior to Patric Hornqvist's goal, and after video review, the call on the ice is upheld

  • 01:31 •

Challenge Initiated By: Buffalo

Type of Challenge: Goaltender Interference

Result: Original call is confirmed - Goal Pittsburgh

Explanation: Video review confirmed the actions of Buffalo's Curtis Lazar and Jake McCabe caused Nick Bjugstad to contact Jonas Johansson in the crease prior to Patric Hornqvist's goal. The decision was made in accordance with Note 2 of Rule 38.11 (ii) which states, in part, that the goal should be allowed because "the attacking Player was pushed, shoved or fouled by the defending Player causing the attacking Player to come into contact with the goalkeeper."

Penalty: 2:00 minor penalty: Delay of Game - Unsuccessful Challenge

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