Alex Ovechkin just scored his 37th goal of the season and it came against the Caps’ biggest rivals. As the Penguins went for a shift change, Mike Green sent a seeing-eye puck to Ovechkin, who was wide open at neutral ice.
The Russian machine raced in alone on Marc-Andre Fleury and backhanded the puck in and immediately out of the net.
Except it took a several minute review to figure out if Ovi actually scored.
Ovechkin backhanded the puck so hard off the back of the net that it popped right back out. It appeared to have hit the crossbar, but actually it hit another piece holding up the back netting.
It was only visible when CSN Washington showed a super slo-mo view of the goal.