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Have a Look at What the Hockey News Says 'May Be the Goal of the Year' — and It Came off the Stick of a 16-Year-Old

"We have no idea how Pelletier managed to smack this goal home."

Image source: Twitter

After Nathan Pelletier's amazing goal was caught on video, the Hockey News said the 16-year-old's acrobatic effort "may be the goal of the year."

Image source: Twitter

Pelletier took the puck for his British Columbia team, Burnaby Winter Club U18, to the side of Couer d’Alene Hockey Academy's net. Then Pelletier "used an incredible amount of creativity to bury a diving, line-drive" shot past the goalie.

When the teen moved toward the net, he flipped the puck into the air over his opponent —

Image source: Twitter

Image source: Twitter

— and then batted the puck like a baseball into the back of the net before falling to the ice.

Image source: Twitter

"We have no idea how Pelletier managed to smack this goal home," the Hockey News said.

Image source: Twitter

Burnaby won the prep school match 7-0 Saturday, so Pelletier's tally wasn't decisive — but few who watched the proceedings likely are talking about anything else.

Check out the kid's moves and his rather unlikely goal, his second of the evening:

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