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Goal of the Year?: Wild’s Jared Spurgeon Scores Baseball-Style Hockey Goal (Video)
I’m not sure if Minnesota Wild forward Jared Spurgeon played baseball as a youngster, but if he didn’t, well, he may have missed his calling.
Sure, Spurgeon has turned out to be a pretty damn good hockey player, but with hand-eye coordination like he displayed on this ‘goal of the year’ candidate last night, one can only imagine how great a baseball player he could have been.
Check it out:
To have the patience to settle the airborne puck with his glove, then smack it into the goal with his stick without being called for a high-sticking infraction is awfully impressive.