Found February 16, 2013 on Puck Drunk Love:
Friday night, Jake Allen was fresh off of his first NHL start and first NHL win, a 4-3 overtime victory against the Detroit Red Wings. Jaden Schwartz and Patrik Berglund had given him a 2-0 lead against the Calgary Flames to work with, but it very nearly became a 2-1 lead. "Very nearly," because this happened: [youtube]s1yTWFUPbCM[/youtube] Poor T.J. Brodie. Here he is, expecting an easy empty net goal, and Allen stones him. Said Allen after the game, to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Jeremy Rutherford: “I sort of saw (Brodie) out of the corner of my eye and I didn’t have much of a chance to get back over,” Allen said. “Anytime you’re in that desperate situation, you just try to throw something in front of the puck. Fortunately enough for me, I got a piece of it, and even better it popped right up and could catch it.” Even the description is the definition of "eh, no big shake." If it would have been some sort of panicked save, it wouldn&...
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