Nov 9, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) is congratulated after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at the Scottrade Center. The Blues defeated the Penguins 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Poll: Who actually scored the game-winning goal last night?


The St. Louis Blues exited Scottrade Center Saturday night with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game-winning goal for the Blues on a wrist shot from the point with just over nine minutes left in the game. Or did he?

Vladimir Tarasenko provided a screen for Shattenkirk and may have even redirected his shot.

Tarasenko definitely celebrated like he got a piece of the puck. However, Shattenkirk was credited with the goal. After the game, Tarasenko- being a good teammate- put on his poker face and claimed he was unsure of whether or not he touched the puck.

Shattenkirk even admitted that he thought the puck might have been tipped.

Also supporting the sentiment that Tarasenko tipped in the shot was Blues color analyst Darren Pang. After the goal was scored, Pang said the following during the on-air replay:

“I think it might have redirected off of Tarasenko and through the arm of the goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury,” Pang said.  “It definitely changes direction there.”

Take a look for yourself:

While the end result was the same for the Blues, it is a fair question to ask (especially for some fantasy owners): who actually scored the game-winning goal last night?

Having seen the replay, we ask you, the readers:

Who scored the game-winning goal last night?

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