Sunday, November 8, 2015

Gaudreau and Monahan Double-Bat Goal

Here's something you don't see every day let alone every season in the NHL: A batted assist leading to a batted goal. Excellent stickwork by Johnny Gaudreau, though he probably wasn't thinking assist when he hacked at this puck. And even better for Sean Monahan who bats the puck past Marc-Andre Fleury to snap an eight-game goalless drought.

Follow the Saucer Pass on Facebook to Get More Vids Monahan and the Flames both needed that goal pretty badly. It marked the first time all season that Calgary had taken a three-goal lead in a game. They would make it stand up, defeating the Penguins 5-2 at Scotiabank Saddledome.