Friday’s NHL schedule featured some massive games in the playoff races, some big individual performances, a cameo from a former heavyweight champion of the world and … two of the dumbest and most ridiculous goals we will see all season.
Let us begin in Carolina, where the Hurricanes continued to climb up the standings with a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues that was followed by the most creative Storm Surge celebration of them all.
Jake. Jake. Jake.
That is a tough one because pretty much everything that could have gone wrong there ended up going wrong. He not only failed to get to the dump in and stop it from getting to the end of the rink, the puck then took a horrible bounce and went right to Aho who was in the right place at the right time.
That would have been the most bizarre goal of the night until this happened at the end of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the New York Islanders.
That is Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders accidentally passing the puck into his own net as his team was attempting to tie the game with the goalie pulled for the extra skater.
That is not how you draw up that situation.
The goal ends up getting credited to T.J. Oshie because he was the most recent Capitals player to touch the puck.
Fun night for the NHL blooper reel.