19 February 2009

A Great Goal

HERE'S THE CLIP of the hockey goal I mentioned earlier. What does this have to do with France? Absolutely nothing -- and this is probably interesting to about 3 people, but it's worth a look if you have any sense about hockey. The player who scores the goal is Alex Ovechkin, a Russian who plays for 'my beloved' Washington Capitals. Some are already saying this is one of the two or three best goals ever scored in the NHL. It's not only the goal (which is scored while Ovechkin is on his stomach) but the move to get the puck just before the goal. Wait to see it in slow motion about 20 seconds in.



OK, that's enough. Today has been all about moi and things that are interesting to moi-- that's over now! But just watch the clip. It will make me feel good (and if you want to see what is generally considered the most incredible goal ever scored you can see that here -- oh, and Ovechkin scored that one too).
CJS

5 comments :

swanson man said...

Wow. You're right, it's the move before the goal that is incredible.

dianne is for paris said...

That's incredible -- and I don't know anything about hockey.

Justin said...

That goal was absolutely beautiful and explains exactly why I love hockey. Definitely one of the things I miss the most while living in France!

Jeremy scriven said...

did I mention I saw this goal live?

angus said...

Someday, when you are back in DC, I will be at a Caps game with you to watch him live...