Found January 13, 2013 on Diehardsport:

After watching Pavel Datsyuk dazzle in the shootout during the skills competition on Saturday, Novosibirsk Siber forward Jori Lehtera had this fantastic move during his penalty shot on Sunday.  The goalie assumed that when he put the puck through his legs that he would pull the puck far side, and he paid for it.  This was a fantastic and unique move that you might see more of in the future after its success here.[YouTube]


Red Wings’ Datsyuk dekes and dangles at KHL All-Star Game, feels badly about leaving Russian fans

The KHL's All-Star Game skills competition took place today in Chelyabinsk, and if you're interested, a little birdie sent Paul and I a video of the shootout event--with Red WIngs forward Pavel Datsyuk showing up around the 7:45 mark...   There are more videos available at the KHL's English-language website, if you are interested in that sort of thing, and...

Pavel Datsyuk impresses at KHL All Star Game Skills Competition Shootout

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KHL's Jori Lehtera had a fantastic fake out shootout goal yesterday

Novosibirsk Siber forward Jori Lehtera pulled off the ultimate goalie fakeout with this shootout goal yesterday. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Awesome Penalty Shot by Jori Lehtera in KHL All-Star Game (Video)

The NHL is starting their 48-game schedule on January 19, 2013 and ending on April 27, 2013, with no inter-conference games.  So this is clearly the last time I will have a chance to post something about hockey that isn't happening in the NHL.  Check out this crazy penalty shot goal during the Kontinental Hockey League All-Star game.  Finnish hockey player Jori Lehtera stunned...

Red Wings training camp day 2, post 2: on Datsyuk, Zettercaptain, goalies and winning back fan trust

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Jori Lehtera Phantom Shot

Welcome back NHL?  Well not quite, this is from the Kontinental Hockey League.  Watch Jori Lehtera score a goal without even shooting on this penalty shot.  The former St Louis Blues player, Jori, makes a move without even making a move.  Sweet shot!

Red Wings pre-Zetterberg announcement mashup: Datsyuk muses about Russian return, injury updates etc

As you and I wait for official confirmation that the Red Wings have named Henrik Zetterberg their new captain, and we either make our way to Compuware Arena for tonight's 6 PM scrimmage (on Fox Sports Detroit and WXYT AM), I thought I might try to offer you some tide-you-over observations and comments regarding the news stories that got stuck in the practice post and were otherwise...

Brunner excited to begin NHL career

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Goal of the year? '08 Blues pick dazzles in KHL ASG

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Now THIS is how to convert a penalty shot.

St. Louis Blues draft pick Jori Lehtera, a former Peoria Riverman, shows you how to get in down in the KHL.This took some serious nerve.

Have We Seen Every Penalty Shot Now...???

((HT: KHL)) The HQ will admit that we watch hockey rather religiously- regardless of level because we like it when skilled players put the biscuit in the basket... The KHL All-Star Game finished up 18-11 for the west, which is about par for the course in these things... But, we'll admit that we have now seen every alternative for penalty shots that we could possibly...
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