At first, it seemed that way simply because it came from such a severe angle, requiring some luck for the Ducks.
Some Predators fans wonder if the goal should have counted at all.
Seeing a replay from this GIF makes it look a bit odd:
Granted, that might just be the frustration from Preds fans talking, as plenty of people seem convinced that it was fine.
You can look it over in the video above this post’s headline.
The bottom line is that the goal counted; the Ducks also added a goal right after the Predators’ power play expired to make it 3-1 in Game 5.