Originally written March 12, 2013 on The 6th Sens:
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During the 4th round of the shootout in last night's game, Friend of The Blog Kaspars Daugavins decided to try something a little different, by pressing his stick on top of the puck and trying to push the puck inside the right off a 360° spin. Unfortunately, Rask made a great save, and stopped Daugavins' attempt on the goal line with his left pad. To make things worse, David Krejci, Boston's next shooter, scored on Robin Lehner to win it for Boston. Daugavins had actually pulled off the same move in 2010 in an AHL exhibition game against the Hamilton Bulldogs:     Now, a lot of people are critizing Daugavins, because they believe he wasted a shootout attempt by trying to something "fancy". What people have to realize, is this wasn't one of those "hey guys watch this" moments; it was a legitimate attempt at scoring. That move may not seem like a good way to beat a goaltender of Tuukka Rask's calibre 1-on-0, but it nea...
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