For the third consecutive season, the NHL schedule includes a mandatory break for each team that consists of at least five consecutive days without games. Ten teams have their break beginning Sunday and running through the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday at SAP Center in San Jose (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVA Sports). The remaining 21 teams will have their break after the All-Star Game.
Today, we look at the teams that begin their break on Sunday:
Video review determines that Evgeni Malkin kicked the puck into the net with a distinct motion, and his goal is overturned in the 2nd
At 10:17 of the second period in the Penguins/Golden Knights game, the Situation Room initiated a video review to examine a play at the Vegas net. Video review determined that Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin kicked the puck into the Vegas net. According to Rule 49.2 "A goal cannot be scored by an attacking player who uses a distinct kicking motion to propel the puck into the net.". No goal Pittsburgh.
The Penguins challenge Richard Panik's goal in the 3rd period for goaltender interference, and after review, the call on the ice is overturned
At 3:41 of the third period in the Penguins/Coyotes game, Pittsburgh requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether Arizona's Oliver Ekman-Larsson interfered with goaltender Matt Murray prior to Richard Panik's goal.