Ryan Miller baffled by disallowed goals: 'I don't know what this league's turning into'

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Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller questioned the league's goal review process following a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Miller called out the replay officials for disallowing a pair of goals the netminder believed should have counted.

"They both should have been goals," he said postgame. "They made a play in front of the net, the rebound's there and we're trying to battle for it, I mean, I don't know what this league's turning into."

Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to score early in the final frame, and it was ruled a goal on the ice, but the officials conferred and overturned the call due to what they deemed a distinct kicking motion.

Then, with two seconds remaining in the game, Radim Vrbata's goal was taken away after the Maple Leafs successfully challenged that the Canucks went offside prior to the goal.

"They changed the rule (to say) you can direct it with your skate as long as you don't kick, and (Hansen was) moving his skate backwards," Miller said.

"I'm very confused. I don't think I know enough to make any more (comment) other than that. They both probably should have been goals, and we should have been one goal down with plenty of time left."

Joffrey Lupul's insurance marker in the third period was challenged by the Canucks, who felt there was goaltender interference, but the officials ruled none took place.

"I've having a tough week," Miller said. "Just not getting on the right side of things."

He'll attempt to turn his fortunes around when the Canucks play the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on Monday night.

- With h/t to Sportsnet

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Ryan Miller baffled by disallowed goals: 'I don't know what this league's turning into'
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