NHL Defends No-Goal Call in Sharks-Sabres OT

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NHL Defends No-Goal Call in Sharks-Sabres OT
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The referees got it right last night in San Jose, according to the NHL's department of hockey operations. Senior VP Mike Murphy, in speaking with CBC's Elliotte Friedman, said referee Mike Leggo made the correct call in overtime on Tommy Wingels' shot — which looked to cross the line well before the whistle — under rule 78.5, the infamous “intent to blow” rule.

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