Found April 20, 2013 on Diehardsport:
When there is a playoff spot on the line, you will do just about anything to help your team win.  After a shot rattled off the post in overtime and New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov was out of position, Lubomir Visnovsky made the save of the day.  Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Wellwood picked up the puck when Visnovsky dove in front to be the second goalie for the Islanders.  Visnovsky stopped the initial shot from Wellwood and had the awareness to turn and find the puck and clear it away from the crease.  How crucial was his save?  The Islanders went on to win the game in a shootout giving them a critical two points to vault them into 6th place, while the Jets sit in 9th place. [YouTube]

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