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Minnesota Wild fans were denied one hat trick, but Kirill Kaprizov delivered another

There are few better feelings for hockey fans than tossing hats onto the ice in acknowledgement of a player scoring three goals in a game. Conversely, there are few more awkward feelings than having that same hat trick wiped off the scoreboard due to a video review.

Minnesota Wild fans experienced both of these emotions in the span of a minute during their team's Game 2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.

Late in the third period, forward Joel Eriksson Ek scored his third goal of the game to give the Wild a 6-2 lead.