Disallowed goal in overtime has Ducks mad


The Ducks thought they had it won over New Jersey last night in overtime. Ryan Getzlaf appeared to score the game-winner and give the Ducks a 3-2 win to continue their rocket ride up the standings in the Western Conference.

The problem here though was after the Toronto war room review, they ruled Getzlaf kicked in the puck and waived it off. Have a look for yourself.

The Devils went on to win in the shootout. Getzlaf after the game told Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register that he was merely trying to slow down going to the net.

“He tied my stick up and I was just going to the net,” Getzlaf said. “It was like I was just stopping and it went off my skate and went in. They obviously saw it differently. …”

Meanwhile, Martin Brodeur was positive the review was going to come out in their favor.

“I never left my crease,” Brodeur said. “I had no doubt in my mind he kicked it. When we saw it on the replay, it was even more obvious, but with the NHL you’ve just got to wait.”

Did the NHL get this one right or do the Ducks have a reason to be mad?