In life, there are some unforgettable moments. The same has been experienced in the National Hockey League. Incidences involving players, coaches and games have taken place and will not be erased from people’s minds any time soon. Such extraordinary moments include:
Lester Patrick Becomes A Goalie
Someone remembered in the NHL history is when a 44-year-old coach volunteered to be a goalkeeper for his team in a Stanley Cup final much. This happened in 1928 when Lester Patrick was in charge of the Rangers. Despite having retired long before then, he helped the team clinch the title only allowing a single puck past him.
Bob Baun Scoring a Winning Goal With A broken Limb
The former Maple Leafs player will forever be remembered by the team fans for helping bring the Stanley Cup trophy home. The win was extraordinary since the winning goal was scored by an injured player. The player got the injury in the earlier stages of the tournament and was later introduced in overtime. The defender did this in 1964.
Los Angeles Kings Comeback
The Los Angeles Kings will be remembered for the amazing comeback they pulled during a Stanley Cup play-off match. At the third game in a best of five series, the Kings had lost all three games. They managed a comeback with the game drawing at 5-5. It is one of the greatest comebacks and is referred to as the Miracle of Manchester.
Ray Bourque Lifts the Stanley Cup Title
Ray Bourque is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played in the defence position for Boston Bruins. He had played for 21 seasons for the team without a Stanley Cup title. In his last career year, he was playing for the Colorado Avalanche where he managed to win the cup in his final game after a long wait