Originally posted on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 3/28/12

The goalie is the last line of defense in hockey; it becomes very difficult for the goalie to make key saves though when his own teammates take him out...

With the NY Islanders' Frans Nielsen on a breakaway, Penguins defenseman Paul Martin races back to try and make a stop. The only problem is that Marc-Andre Fleury had come way out of the net in an effort to make a play too. Martin then collides HARD with Fleury who crumples to the ice. Oh yeah, to add insult to injury, the puck went in for an Islanders goal too. 

Fortunately, Fleury was ultimately fine, despite taking an elbow to the dome...
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