Found October 01, 2012 on
The Mark Graham Sports Blog:
Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin has a fairly popular goal celebration and younger players try to mimic him all the time. Usually it goes off without a hitch.
Well, one junior hockey player in New Jersey tried and failed quite miserably.
Taylor Cox of the New Jersey Titans, a team in the Atlantic Junior Hockey League scored a nice goal and tried the Ovechkin jumping-into-the glass celebration with hilarious results.
Maybe not quite the way he wanted to get his name out there, but any news is good news, I guess.
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