Tomas Plekanec Broke Radko Gudas’ Ankles With a Fake Slapshot Before Scoring (Video)

Tomas Plekanec fake shot break Gudas ankles

We already know what an ankle-breaker looks like in basketball (see: Hot Sauce or this guy).

Now we all get to see what an ankle-breaker looks like in hockey after Tomas Plekanec treated us to one—at the expense of Lightning defenceman Radko Gudas—during the Montreal Canadiens’ playoff opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday.

Check it out:

That beauty was the Habs’ first goal of the 2014 NHL Playoffs, and they would score four more to secure a 5-4 overtime victory over the Lightning in Game One of this Eastern Conference Quarterfinal battle.

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