East: Chudinov scores from his own half, Ufa takes its chances. March 20 playoffs20 March 2019, 20:30
In the 53rd minute of the game in Moscow, after an apparent goal scored by the visiting team, the referee called for the video goal judge to review the situation to ascertain whether Barys scored after a hand pass. The video review showed no hand pass; therefore, a goal was awarded.
In the 64th minute, after a shot toward the home team net by Barys’ forward Matt Frattin (#39), the referee called for the video goal judge to review the situation to ascertain whether the puck fully crossed the line. The video showed that the puck fully crossed the goal line, and so the referee awarded a goal.
However, the home team coach then requested that the officials examine video footage of the goal for a possible offside. The video evidence shows that there was no offside, and thus a goal was awarded.
The video goal judge was called into action in the 13th minute of the game in Nizhnekamsk. The episode concerned an apparent goal by the visiting team. The video goal judge examined the situation, and the video evidence shows that the visiting team player’s stick was not above the level of the crossbar at the moment the puck hit it.
Then, after an apparent goal scored by the home team in the 24th minute, the guests’ head coach requested a video review of the goal, claiming a possible goalie interference. The video review showed that Neftekhimik’s forward initiated contact with the goalie before the puck crossed the line, and as a result, the goal was struck out.