After the whole drama with Lightning's Head Coach Jon Cooper feeling heartbroken for his team after their overtime loss. Cooper reportedly felt Kadri did an illegal change to get the advantage on the winning goal.
At the time Cooper refused to provide additional details during his post game press conference, rather saying he'd address it "tomorrow". That didn't stop reporters from taking Cooper's comments and when Nazem Kadri took to the podium would ask Kadri about Cooper's take on his goal.
Kadri scored the game four overtime winning goal 12:00 minutes minutes into overtime. After the game Kadri shared the following on Cooper's comments saying,
"Yeah, I'm not quite sure. You know, what he was, really, what he's thinking, why it shouldn't count? I mean that that kind of confuses me a little bit. Um, Now the puck hit the back of the net end of story. So, not sure why he'd say that."
- Nazem Kadri