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03-18-2004, 04:48 PM
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Le Golie
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Originally Posted by PecaFan
He most certainly did have control. The puck was shot from the point, and Hasek saved it. Hull entered the crease legally to get the puck, since you can pursue the puck into the crease. During the fight with Hasek for the puck, both Hull and the puck leave the crease. Hull is now standing outside the crease, with the puck. He kicks it to his stick, his skate enters the crease *legally* (since he has possession) (this is the infamous still picture you see, and then he shoots it and scores.

I was pulling for Peca and for Buffalo in that series, and it hurt, but that goal was completely legal.

I do agree the NHL was lucky, in that I don't think they reviewed the goal properly.
I agree 100 per cent. Nothing like beating a dead horse....the goal was legal and the Stanley Cup is not tarnished in the slightest. The most deserving team won on a fair goal.

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