NHL goalies often make the right choices and the right moves when they decide to leave their nets to cut off a breakaway or other situation.
This … was not one of those times.
St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen rolled the dice in overtime, but it all came up Gabriel Landeskog, who tapped in an easy game-winner. You can see his delight in the video above on that 4-3 overtime goal.
While that gaffe will burn for Allen, this stands as another troubling situation in which St. Louis failed to protect a lead. They were up 3-1 about a minute into the second period, yet they found themselves on the losing end of this one.
It’s something that should probably end up embarrassing everyone, not just Allen.