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Category: Ice hockey

Alexander Ovechkin

Ovechkin’s Goal

Sliding on his back on the ice, almost passing the goal line, Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals left winger, still managed to hit the puck and score one of the most amazing goals in NHL history- “The Goal”.

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Ray Bourque

Ray Bourque Wins

After 22 years Ray Bourque finally got his dream come true, the last piece in the puzzle- holding the Stanley Cup. A legendary career on the ice with a sweet sweet happy ending, for one the most loved players.

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United States men's national ice hockey team

U.S First Hockey Cup

U.S Hockey team shows Canada how it’s done: beating the Canadians at their own national game, 2:1, in the first World Cup of Hockey series. The decisive 5-2 U.S. win came in Montreal and we became the champions.

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Phil Esposito, the first hockey player to score 100 points in a single season.

Esposito’s 100

Phil Esposito, (Boston Bruins center) makes NHL history as he becomes the first ever hockey player to score 100 points in a one season. Esposito set his record in a 4–0 Boston win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Gretzky’s Greatest

Wayne Gretzky puts the L.A Kings into the Stanley Cup finals for the first time ever, in 1993, by scoring a hat trick in the 7th and final game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also added an assist.

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Henderson saves face

Paul Henderson scored with 34 seconds remaining in the eighth and final game to save Canada’s ice hockey team against Russia in 1972. It was the most famous goal in hockey history and immortalized Henderson.

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Leafs Hero Bob Baun

Bob Baun, a member of the 1964 Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs, shows his passion for the game after he suffers a broken ankle late in game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Detroit Red Wings.

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