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Video Review: OTT @ VAN - 9:25 of the First Period

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Situation Room: OTT@VAN

Situation Room: Hoffman's deflected goal stands

2/25/16: Mike Hoffman deflects a shot into the net, and after a review, the goal stands

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At 9:25 of the first period in the Senators/Canucks game, video review confirmed that Mike Hoffman's stick was at or below the height of the crossbar when he deflected the puck into the Vancouver net. According to Rule 38.4 (vi) "The determining factor is where the puck makes contact with the stick in relation to the crossbar. If the puck makes contact with the portion of the stick that is at or below the level of the crossbar and enters the goal, this goal shall be allowed". Good goal Ottawa.

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