Found February 27, 2013 on Diehardsport:
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They say you should just throw the puck at the net, and this goal by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey is exactly why.  His shot went of Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Bernier’s glove, bounced straight up in the air, hit off his head/back and bounced it.  Rob Scuderi tried to knock it out of the air but completely whiffed.  Bernier had no idea where the puck was and directed it into the net as he backed up.  Look for this one on SportsCenters Not Top 10 soon. [NHL.com]
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