The Curious Case of Connor Bedard's Disallowed Goals

Published February 21, 2024 at 2:08

Connor Bedard should have 20 goals. With his luck, he only has 17.

Despite leading all NHL rookies in points this season with 39, when issues arise and your hard work is undone, it can be disheartening.

Bedard has had three goals disallowed, including two this month.


It was so outrageous that Spittin' Chiclets' own Ryan Whitney took exception to his first disallowed goal against the Boston Bruins in late October. As he saw it, the NHL did Bedard wrong by taking it away by being "offside", and he may be right.

Another goal was waved off against the Carolina Hurricanes as the fumbles continued.

With 7:36 remaining on Saturday, another goal was waived off against the Ottawa Senators.

The team would seem to be on the struggle bus, with three different disallowed goals.

Although Bedard joked about Toronto being out to get him, he couldn't let it get to him.

In the end, he chose instead to face everything head-on and keep pushing forward.

Since returning, Bedard has tallied six points with two goals and four assists in three games.

Although he could've had eight, he is always striving to improve instead of dwelling on his shortcomings.
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The Curious Case of Connor Bedard's Disallowed Goals

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