Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

Tampa Bay took a 1-0 lead in their Stanley Cup playoff series against Montreal when the Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov found the net two minutes into the second overtime period at Bell Centre for a 2-1 final score. But Habs fans are rightfully making noise about the fact Tampa Bay was clearly offside when bringing the puck into the zone on the winning possession:

Illustration for article titled Lightning Win In Second Overtime On Missed Offside Call

Not that anyone should ever, ever look for flaws in the sudden-death overtime process, but this might be the sort of thing a horrible person who calls for an end to sudden-death overtime would point to.

Game two drops the puck Sunday night.


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