Boston Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark has been one of many Vezina Trophy favorites all season, and now he’s coming for Connor McDavid within the Rocket Richard Trophy race.
The Bruins held a 2-1 on the Vancouver Canucks with underneath a minute remaining in regulation when the Canucks chipped the puck into the offensive zone. Vancouver did not ship the puck far sufficient into the nook, so Ullmark got here out to play it.
Realizing he had loads of time and house, Ullmark determined to shoot his shot. The Bruins’ netminder let a shot fly, and it hit the center of the empty cage on the different finish of the ice.
Ullmark’s teammates mobbed him, and the remainder of the Bruins had been going loopy on the bench, however they weren’t the one ones celebrating that uncommon achievement. Even a few of the Canucks followers in Rogers Arena confirmed some appreciation for Ullmark’s capturing capacity.
With that aim, Ullmark grew to become the 14th NHL goalie to attain a aim. He is the primary to perform the feat since Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators did it in opposition to the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan. 9, 2020.
Ullmark solely wants 47 extra objectives to tie McDavid for the league lead, however he’ll most likely be fantastic to settle with simply this one.
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