Disputed call opens door for USA

Disallowed goal preserves tie, allows Americans to prevail in epic shootout

Updated: February 15, 2014, 7:31 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- It was the (non) goal that Russia won't soon forget.

There likely would not have been a T.J. Oshie shootout show for the ages in Saturday's dramatic Team USA victory over Russia had Fedor Tyutin's apparent goal been allowed to stand late in the third period.

Ah, but that's when it got interesting.

Tyutin's point shot found the back of the net and appeared to give the host Russians a 3-2 lead with 4:40 left in the third period, only to be disallowed after video ...

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