Thursday, February 18, 2016

Watch: Jones Scores Goal as it Caroms of Dumba's Face

File under: Don't get caught watching the puck.

Actually there was very little Minnesota Wild defender Matt Dumba could have done on this play. Wrong place, wrong face. David Jones' shot caroms off the stick of Mike Reilly and then soars into Dumba's face before pinballing into the goal.

"I definitely haven't scored one like that," said Jones, who hadn't scored in 14 games. "It felt good to finally get one."

Doubtful that Dumba could say the same.

But happiness came for Dumba in the form of a second consecutive victory for the Wild, 5-3 over the Flames at the Saddledome. Minnesota is now 2-0 since firing coach Mike Yeo and replacing him with interim coach John Torchetti.

Here's another look at the goal in case you've yet to grasp the true craziness of this play: