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Situation Room Initiated Challenge: EDM @ ANA - 19:45 of the Third Period

Original call stands, good goal Anaheim @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: EDM vs. ANA - P/3

Situation Room: Rakell's goal stands after review

The referees review Rickard Rakell's goal for goaltender interference in the waning seconds of regulation, and the call stands as a good goal

  • 01:11 •

At 19:45 of the third period in the Oilers/Ducks game, the Situation Room initiated a review under the terms of a Coach's Challenge to review whether an Anaheim player interfered with Edmonton goaltender Cam Talbot prior to Rickard Rakell's goal.

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee determined that the actions of Edmonton's Darnell Nurse caused Anaheim's Ryan Kesler to contact Talbot before the puck crossed the goal line. The decision was made in accordance with Note 2 of Rule 78.7 (ii) which states, in part, "that the goal on the ice should have been allowed because (ii) the attacking Player was pushed, shoved or fouled by a defending Player causing the attacking Player to come into contact with the goalkeeper."

Therefore the original call stands - good goal Anaheim Ducks.


NOTE: In the final minute of play in the third period and at any point in Overtime (Regular Season and Playoffs), Hockey Operations will initiate the review of any scenario that would otherwise be subject to a Coach's Challenge.


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