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Referee's goal call an Internet hit

Wes McCauley's announcement of Sharks score becomes memorable moment

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Emphatic goal call for McCauley

Referee Wes McCauley with an emphatic goal call

Referee Wes McCauley ends the review by emphatically pointing to center ice to award the San Jose Sharks the goal.

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The San Jose Sharks clinched a playoff spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 5-2 defeat of the Los Angeles Kings Monday.

NHL official Wes McCauley may have clinched his place in viral video lore.

McCauley, following a video review at 16:41 of the third period, announced a goal that was deflected into the Kings' net off the skate of Sharks forward Melker Karlsson was a legal play. He added dramatic pauses to his announcement and finished with an emphatic, "We got a goal," while pointing to center ice.

McCauley's announcement spent part of Tuesday morning as a top trending topic on Twitter.

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