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Offside coaches challenge strikes for the third time in three days with Panthers no-goal

Another day, another coaches challenge for offsides.

Friday, it was a disallowed go-ahead goal for the Blues. Saturday, the Rangers were allowed to keep theirs against the Penguins after a review. Then on Sunday, the offside coaches challenge took away Aaron Ekblad's first career playoff goal.

What would have been a 3-0 lead in the second period for the Panthers was denied because of another controversial offside ruling. Ekblad had posted a goal top shelf after a gorgeous team up with Aleksander Barkov, but the goal was put into question by Islanders head coach Jack Capuano.

On the rush leading up to the goal, it seemed as if Jonathan Huberdeau was offside, which prompted a lengthy review by officials as they huddled to figure out the truth of the matter.

In fact, Huberdeau was offside, by the heel of his skate.

It's clear that Huberdeau was in before the puck was, despite the puck rolling right along with his skate. Even so, it was a disallowed goal that gave the Islanders momentum, who came back down the ice to make it 2-1 before the Panthers eventually got it back.

We've had more days of key offside review calls than we've had days without in these Stanley Cup playoffs. Who would have thought that'd be the storyline so far?