Coach’s Challenges for 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Updated through September 22, 2020
(Active playoff teams in bold)

 

  • Total: 26 – 12 upheld, 14 overturned (56%)
    • Interference: 11 – 6 upheld, 5 overturned (45%)
    • Offside: 14 – 5 upheld, 9 overturned (64%)
    • Stoppage: 1 – 1 upheld, none overturned (0%)
      [1 High Stick]
  • Goals Lost via Challenge
    • 3 – TBL
    • 2 – VGK
    • 1 – CAR, CBJ, CGY, CHI, DAL, MTL, NSH, STL, VAN
  • Goals Earned via Challenge
    (Initially waved off due to goaltender interference but overturned)

    • 1 – VGK
  • League Leaders
      • Six teams are 1-for-1 (100%) this postseason: ARI, BOS, CGY, NYI, VGK, WPG.  BOS was also a perfect 2-for-2 in the regular season.
      • On offside challenges, 5 teams were 100% successful – DAL (2-for-2), with four tied at (1-for-1): ARI, BOS, NYI, TBL. Thank your video coaches!
      • CAR (0-for-2) and PIT (0-for-1) were winless in postseason challenges.
      • PHI and DAL have challenged the most goals (4).
      • Nine teams did not challenge a goal this postseason (COL, CBJ, MIN, MTL, NSH, NYR, TOR, VAN, WSH).
      • Only two teams (CAR, VGK) have attempted an ‘offensive challenge’ – where the goal was initially waved off on the ice due to goaltender interference but challenged by the attacking team.  Only VGK was successful.
  • Special Teams
    • PHI was the only team to give up a power-play goal after a failed challenge.
    • Two teams (CAR, VGK) scored shorthanded goals during the penalty for a failed challenge; both teams won those games.
  • Challenges Against
    • VGK has a league-high 6 goals challenged by opponents, followed by DAL (3) and NYI (3).
  • Notes
    • Teams who challenge unsuccessfully are 8-5 (62%)
    • Teams who have lost a goal due to a Coach’s Challenge are 9-5 (64% win)
    • Teams with unsuccessful challenges have gone 9-for-10 (90%) on the resulting penalty kill, with two teams scoring shorthanded.
    • Teams who challenge unsuccessfully and allow a PPG on the resulting power play are 1-0 (PHI).

Breakdown of Challenges By Team

Team success rates for challenges issued:

 InterferenceOffsideStoppageTotal
ARI -1/1 (100%) -1/1 (100%)
BOS -1/1 (100%) -1/1 (100%)
CGY1/1 (100%) - -1/1 (100%)
CAR0/1 (0%) -0/1 (0%)0/2 (0%)
CHI1/1 (100%)0/1 (0%) -1/2 (50%)
COL - - - -
CBJ - - - -
DAL1/2 (50%)2/2 (100%) -3/4 (75%)
EDM - - - -
FLA - - - -
MIN - - - -
MTL - - - -
NSH - - - -
NYI -1/1 (100%) -1/1 (100%)
NYR - - - -
PHI0/2 (0%)1/2 (50%) -1/4 (25%)
PIT0/1 (0%) - -0/1 (0%)
STL -1/2 (50%) -1/2 (50%)
TBL0/1 (0%)1/1 (100%) -1/2 (50%)
TOR - - - -
VAN - - - -
VGK1/1 (100%) - -1/1 (100%)
WSH - - - -
WPG1/1 (100%) - -1/1 (100%)
Teams5/11 (45%)7/10 (70%)0/1 (0%)12/22 (55%)
*Ops -1/3 (33%) -1/3 (33%)
Total5/11 (45%)9/14 (64%)0/1 (0%)14/26 (54%)

 

Detail of Challenges

DateTimePer.ChallengerOpposingTypeDecisionResult
8/1/2019:523rdOpsCHIOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (CHI)
8/3/2014:473rdVGKDALInterferenceOverturnedGoal (VGK)
8/4/206:302ndWPGCGYInterferenceOverturnedNo Goal (CGY)
8/5/204:571stPITMTLInterferenceUpheldGoal (MTL)
8/5/201:133rdARINSHOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (NSH)
8/6/206:502ndSTLVGKOffsideUpheldGoal (VGK)
8/8/204:44OTOpsVGKOffsideUpheldGoal (VGK)
8/9/2016:441stDALSTLOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (STL)
8/11/209:392ndCHIVGKOffsideUpheldGoal (VGK)
8/12/204:382ndCARBOSStoppageUpheldGoal (BOS)
8/13/203:263rdCARBOSInterferenceUpheldNo Goal (CAR)
8/14/203:582ndSTLVANOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (VAN)
8/16/2019:483rdOpsDALOffsideUpheldGoal (DAL)
8/16/2017:313rdCGYDALInterferenceOverturnedNo Goal (DAL)
8/17/201:521stTBLCBJOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (CBJ)
8/18/2015:133rdCHIVGKInterferenceOverturnedNo Goal (VGK)
8/19/2014:342ndPHIMTLOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (MTL)
8/19/209:333rdTBLCBJInterferenceUpheldGoal (CBJ)
8/25/205:171stBOSTBLOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (TBL)
8/26/2017:513rdPHINYIOffsideUpheldGoal (NYI)
9/1/201:202ndPHINYIInterferenceUpheldGoal (NYI)
9/3/201:242ndPHINYIInterferenceUpheldGoal (NYI)
9/8/209:492ndDALVGKInterferenceOverturnedNo Goal (VGK)
9/10/2012:463rdDALVGKInterferenceUpheldGoal (VGK)
9/15/2010:012ndNYITBLOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (TBL)
9/22/209:143rdDALTBLOffsideOverturnedNo Goal (TBL)