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Chris Kreider’s Whiff Goes Through Niklas Backstrom’s Legs For the Most Embarrassing Goal of the NHL Season (GIF)

by: JamieD On  Monday, December 23, 2013

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Lucky for Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom, most major sports networks across North America have already performed the final edits to their blooper reels for their “2013 Year in Review” shows.  As for those who haven’t, they may want to consider finding some space for Chris Kreider‘s third period goal during the New York Rangers’ 4-1 victory over the Wild on Sunday night.

With the Wild already trailing by a score of 3-1, Backstrom did his team no favor by allowing Kreider’s fanned shot to slowly travel through his legs and into the back of the goal for the figurative nail in the coffin.

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Hat Tip – [NESN]