Los Angeles' Jonathan Quick gave up an OT winner in Game 1 in St. Louis on Tuesday night after some less-than-stellar puck-handling, but he's not the first goalie to be guilty of shoddy stick-handling in the playoffs.
Los Angeles' Jonathan Quick gave up an OT winner in Game 1 in St. Louis
on Tuesday night after some less-than-stellar puck-handling, but he's
not the first goalie to be guilty of shoddy stick-handling in the
Quick himself is no stranger to these type of errors, as you can see in this clip from Game 5 of last year's Stanley Cup final against New Jersey:
That wasn't the only time in that playoff year that the Devils were the beneficiaries of a goalie gaffe.
The Flyers' Ilya Bryzgalov helped them out by potting a series-clinching goal in the second round, however it won't go down in the record-books that way.
The goalie's shot caromed off of the Devils' David Clarkson and into the Philadelphia net in the fifth and deciding game of that series:
The most memorable, or infamous, of this list happened in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final in 2006.
Edmonton's Ty Conklin, called upon when Dwayne Roloson went down with a serious knee injury, put his stamp on the series in pretty much the worst kind of way with less than a minute remaining in a 4-4 tie:
Jussi Markkanen started the remainder of the games as the Hurricanes won the series, and the Stanley Cup, in seven games
Conklin never played another minute for the Oilers, who declined the option on his contract after the season was over.
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