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Michael Grabner is widely believed to be the fastest player in the NHL for a good reason. On Wednesday night during overtime, the Swiss right winger blew by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian right through the middle of the ice, beating goaltender Ondrej Pavelec under his blocker. The goal was Grabner’s second OT goal of the season and 12th overall. [Highlight Hub] The post Michael Grabner turns on the jets, blows by Winnipeg defensemen for OT goal appeared first on Diehardsport.
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