Penguins’ Chris Kunitz’s goal waved off (GIF)

Oct 25, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (left) makes a save against Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) during the second period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Islanders won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Penguins wasted no time getting things started against the Philadelphia Flyers. Penguins forward Sidney Crosby was breaking in on goal just 15 seconds into the game and got a shot off.

Flyers goalie Ray Emery made the save and it landed in front of the goal between the circles near the hash marks. Chris Kunitz back-hands a shot on goal and Emery saves that shot as well. As Kunitz is crashing the net the puck falls at his feet and goes in the back of the net.

19 seconds into the game mind you. The Penguins players celebrated what looked like a goal.

Referees reviewed the play and waved off the goal. I’m going to assume because it looks like Kunitz kicked it in. His right foot is moving forward as the puck bounces towards his feet.

What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.

[h/t] Zombie Prophet


Topics: Chris Kunitz, Pittsburgh Penguins

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