How to pull off a between-the-legs goal
With San Jose leading New York 7-2, midway through the third period, Hertl received a long pass and swooped in on a breakaway.
The trick is to drop the puck between the legs with a light backhand tap.
Then slide the stick between the legs to quickly flick the puck up at the net. Not easy.
The move is a rare one, due to extreme difficulty, and is used occasionally in shootouts. But it has been pulled off in games before by the best players, such as Vancouver's Daniel Sedin in 2010.
Text by David Ebner
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