Blackhawks vs. Red Wings: Officials wave off controversial Chicago goal

Gregory Shamus

The Hawks tied it, but the officials waved it off due to goalie interference. Right call?

In a moment that might be the turning point of the series, a potential game-tying goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 was waved off due to goalie interference.

The Blackhawks trailed the Red Wings 2-1 midway through the third period when Viktor Stalberg's shot trickled past Jimmy Howard.

But the officials inexplicably called it off, saying Andrew Shaw interfered with Howard.

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That...I mean, not even close. It's an incredibly iffy call at best in a huge moment in the series. Instead of tying the game, the Hawks now trail 3-1 after a Pavel Datsyuk goal and the Wings might be right back in a 2-1 series.

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