Nikita Kucherov nearly opens the scoring vs. Devils

The NHL has a Situation Room blog, seemingly modeled after the videos they started doing for the Department of Player Safety under Brendan Shanhan.

Nikita Kucherov thought he gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 1-0 lead tonight on a quick wraparound attempt against Devils netminder Corey Schneider:

But, per the Situation Room in Toronto, the puck never crossed the goal line completely. A quick look at the overhead goal cam on NHL GameCenter Live showed no conclusive video evidence that the puck crossed the line.