By beating the NHL’s top team in the Washington Capitals, the Chicago Blackhawks moved to first place in the Central Division and Western Conference … but not without some controversy.
Dennis Rasmussen‘s 3-1 goal was the eventual game-winner for Chicago, but many believe that the play should have been whistled dead thanks to icing.
Instead, it ended up being the difference-maker as Chicago held off a late Washington push to win 3-2.
Here’s that controversial goal:
That late drama overshadowed a well-played game.
If this ends up being the matchup, perhaps Sunday planted some seeds of disdain.