Found November 19, 2013 on Diehardsport:

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding showed off his flexibility when he reached across to rob Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty.  Harding literally pulled this puck off the goal line to keep it from going in.  Unfortunately for Harding, he had a brutal second period and was pulled after allowing three goals in just over ten minutes…all of which were by Max Pacioretty.  Looks like Pacioretty got the last laugh. [NHL]

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