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Video: Sharks’ potential winning goal doesn’t get reviewed


The San Jose Sharks fought back from a 3-1 deficit on Tuesday to grab a point in an eventual 5-4 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres, but many believe that they should have won in OT.

You be the judge if Tommy Wingels’ potential game-winner was improperly waved off. Should what seemed like a tally been reviewed in Toronto, at least? Was the right call made?

Here’s a screengrab of the could-be goal taken from CSNBayArea’s video clip:


San Jose certainly isn’t hurting in the standings right now with 24 points in 15 games played, yet a win would have boosted them atop the NHL with 25. Maybe most importantly, it would’ve taken that advantage away from the Sharks’ divisional rivals in Anaheim.

It might not be a stretch to imagine some Sharks fans filing this one away if the team misses some milestone - whether it be a Presidents’ Trophy, division title or even a playoff spot - by a point.

Assuming the wrong call was made, of course.

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