Originally posted on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 1/23/12

The CHL is not a particularly well-known hockey league but after the skills competition held during the all star break that media profile is getting lifted a little bit. That's because Vladimir Tarasenko had one of the most remarkable shootout goals I've ever seen.

Skating towards the net Tarasenko seems to lose control of the puck momentarily, with it slipping away from him, only to have it return right onto his stick, as if pulled by a string, allowing him to deposit it in the back of the net. 


I'd say that counts as extra ordinary.

Neat!
 
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