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Matt Frattin Dangles, Sets Up A Beautiful Goal (Video)

by: JamieD On  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

matt frattinThe Toronto Maple Leafs’ fourth goal during last night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning was a special one for Joe Colborne, as it was the first goal of his NHL career.  It was also a special goal for anyone else watching it, thanks to some nifty moves from Colborne’s linemate, Matt Frattin.

With the Leafs already leading by a score of 3-1 near the end of the second period, Frattin was sent streaking down the middle of the ice before flipping the puck between two defenders and delivering a perfect behind-the-back pass to Colborne, who managed to get just enough of the puck to bury it past an out-of-position Dwayne Roloson.

With Jamie Benn and Matt Duchene already scoring a couple of beauties this season, Colborne’s goal will be hard pressed to earn “Goal of the Year” honors.  However, that shouldn’t stop us from showing it some love.

Check it out.