Everyone on the Boston Bruins can rating – actually.
The Bruins have been a distinct beast all 12 months – their 95 factors are by far the very best mark within the league, and just one crew (the Edmonton Oilers) have scored extra targets than all of them 12 months.
But now, they’ve one other option to tack on targets: Their personal netminders.
With the Vancouver Canucks’ internet empty, Linus Ullmark dealt with the puck and pulled the set off from the other facet of the ice when Boston was main 2-1 within the last minute of regulation.
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He lobbed it over everybody’s head, and it slid all the way in which into the empty internet to offer the Bruins a two-goal lead.
Thirteen goalies have now been credited with 16 targets in NHL historical past; nevertheless, it was simply the ninth time a goalie scored on his personal shot. The different seven cases got here on personal targets, normally through errant passes with an empty internet the place stated goalie was the final participant on the scoring crew to the touch the puck.
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New Jersey Devils legend Martin Brodeur discovered the web 3 times in his profession, though just one them on his personal shot, whereas Ron Hextall did it twice – each on direct photographs – with the Philadelphia Flyers. He’s the one goalie to attain a number of targets through his personal shot.
It’s the primary purpose scored by a goalie since Pekka Rinne did it for the Nashville Predators on Jan. 9, 2020, who too did it on a direct shot.
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With the victory, the Bruins moved to 45-8-5.