Nov 1, 2013, 1:07 AM EDT
The Nashville Predators had their chances to completely put away the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday. Problem was, they just couldn’t.
The Predators had jumped out to a 3-0 lead by the end of the first period, and regained a two-goal advantage early in the third, but couldn’t hang on.
Vermette was sent in all alone but was tripped, and went crashing into Predators’ goalie Carter Hutton. The puck slid through Hutton’s legs and crossed the goal line, just before Vermette’s momentum knocked Hutton into the net, dislodging it.
Upon further review, the call on the ice was overturned and the goal stood.
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