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Hockey Player Scores Game-Winning, 'Impossible Goal' With a Backwards, No-Look, Between-the-Legs Shot


"And he scores! An impossible goal!"

Image: NESN screen capture

Late in the second period, the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils hockey game was tied 2-2. That's when Bruins' rookie center Seth Griffith scored a goal that ended up being the game-winner, but also put him on the highlight reel.

Griffith kicked off the play by blocking a shot back in the Boston zone. He took the puck, skated the length of the ice, heading straight towards the Devils' net.

Image: NESN screen capture Image: NESN screen capture

New Jersey's defensemen converged on the Boston player and turned him around in an effort to prevent him from taking a shot. Griffith was unfazed, swatting the puck between his legs and into the net behind goalie Corey Schneider.

Watch the amazing play, which the announcer called an "impossible goal":

(H/T: NESN.com)


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