Bruins' Julien 'baffled' by no-goal call, backed by 'WTF' text from colleague

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The Boston Bruins thought they tied Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers, until an apparent goal by Patrice Bergeron was ruled to have not conclusively crossed the goal line.

After the eventual 4-1 Bruins loss, head coach Claude Julien was confounded as to how the initial no-goal call wasn't overturned upon review.

"I'm as baffled as you are," he told reporters. "It looks like it's in. It looks very conclusive."

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Julien even received a text message from a fellow coach who was also shaking his head.

"I got another coach that texted me, and (it) was 'WTF. How can that not be a goal?'" Julien said, according to DJ Bean of WEEI. "That’s coming from somebody who’s neutral."

The call, and ultimately the loss, proved to be costly for the Bruins, who have lost five straight in regulation and maintain a slim one-point advantage over Detroit with one more game played.

"To me, it looked like it was in - but I don't know exactly what the rule is and what they were not sure about," Bergeron said. "And bottom line, they made a call and we had to respond, and we didn't.

"You've got to be at your best and right now (that's) all we can really control, and we're not playing well, so we've got to be better."

Bruins' Julien 'baffled' by no-goal call, backed by 'WTF' text from colleague
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