Posts Tagged ‘Awesome Save

14
Dec
09

This Game Can Be Awfully Cool

If you are a Tampa Bay Lightning fan, Sunday’s game against the Blackhawks was not one of your favorites. However, if you like hockey, or even if you just like to see some incredible things, the two teams combined on 2 amazing plays in the final minutes of the 2nd period and in the 3rd.

First, Marian Hossa shows off his hand-eye coordination when he grabs a loose puck out of the air and drops it towards his stick. Without waiting for it to hit the ice, he knocks it out of the air into the net, making it 4-0 in favor of Chicago.

Then, as the final seconds of the game are counting down Lightning goaltender Antero Niittymaki makes a truly FANTASTIC save; despite being down 4-0 and the game already lost, Niittymaki doesn’t give up and makes the phenomenal play.

Awesome! Cool!

01
Dec
09

The Save of the Year (So Far)

Ryan Miller has, with his early season excellence cemented his status as one of the top netminders in the NHL, he’s also likely earned himself a spot on Team USA in the upcoming Olympic games. More importantly, he was one of my last picks for my fantasy hockey team and has been one of the most valuable players I have.

Last night against the Hartford Whalers Carolina Hurricanes he just flat-out ROBS Rob Brind’Amour with what has to be the best save I’ve seen so far this season.




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