Rick, you made my six-year-old daughter jump up and run around the room screaming & cheering for five minutes.
Yes, it was your high stick that gave the Coyotes the tying power play goal with a minute left. But it was your octuple-inside-outside-deke faking-two-lighter-guys-out-of-their-skates-and-humiliating-the-goalie awesomeness with 25 seconds left that won it:
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That’s just SICK.
There’s no other way to put it.
Best goal of your career, and likely the best goal of the NHL season so far. I never thought you would surpass the between-the-legs masterpiece from last October.
Oh, and Nik, your wraparound goal in the 3rd should get some love, too.