Did You See That? Pavel Datsyuk's sweet stickhandling

Detroit Red Wings sniper Pavel Datsyuk may have an early candidate for goal of the year after displaying some sweet stickhandling en route to a top-shelf snipe to beat Kari Lehtonen on Thursday.

Red Wings forward snipes top-shelf goal vs. Stars

35-year-old Pavel Datsyuk finesses his way around the youngsters with ease. 1:21

How many moves could Pavel Datsyuk make if Datsyuk could make moves? 

The Dallas Stars couldn't solve the riddle on Thursday night and were victimized by the Detroit Red Wings sniper for a sweet top-shelf goal in the third period. 

He made a couple of quick dekes while dancing around defenders and then calmly deposited the puck past the blocker side of Dallas goaltender Kari Lehtonen. 

Watch the goal by clicking the above video to see the play transpire. Is this a goal of the year candidate?  


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