There’s a racket going on in NHL arenas lately.
1. A kid brings a “Player X, score a goal so I can have a doggie”-type sign.
2. Player scores one goal, if not more.
3. Coach and kid high five, presumably.
The question, though, is which entertains you more: a goal that lands a child a cuddly, fluffy beast or a monstrous goal from way downtown?
Tonight’s Columbus Blue Jackets – Montreal Canadiens game provides an example of both.
First, here’s P.K. Subban scoring a long-distance goal:
Then, there’s Cam Atkinson granting a puppy wish, his first tally of two (and maybe counting):
Aside: if Atkinson gets a third goal, is it a dog trick? Did he already generate a DWG (dog-winning goal)? So many questions.