Sport NHL playoffs 2018: Sidney Crosby dazzles with another swatted-puck goal

03:55  12 april  2018
03:55  12 april  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Another day, another Sidney Crosby goal that’s batted out of mid-air. [The 2018 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs begin April 11 on the networks of NBC]. The Bruins also must weigh the risk and reward here.

We often think, Wow, it's almost like Sidney Crosby is playing another sport. Lately, that's been the case in the most literal sense.

The Penguins captain, who's made a habit out of batting pucks out of mid-air and into opposing teams' nets in recent weeks, teed up another can't-miss goal during Wednesday's Stanley Cup playoff opener against the rival Flyers.

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The goal, scored 9:01 into the second period, put Pittsburgh ahead 5-0 and chased Flyers starter Brian Elliott from the game.

Elliott was making just his third start after returning from a monthlong injury absence. He faced 19 shots. Philadelphia

NHL playoffs 2018: Matt Calvert scores on the best, worst breakaway move you'll ever see .
The Blue Jackets forward whiffed on a breakaway during Saturday's Game 5, then pulled off a great feat of improvisation.Bearing down on a breakaway, the Blue Jackets forward was in perfect position to tie Saturday's Game 5 against the Capitals at 2-all. He picked his spot — blocker high on a waiting Braden Holtby — and went to release a quick wrister from the slot. Except, he whiffed on the puck, then pulled off the greatest feat of improvisation you'll ever see.

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