Petr Sykora and the Pittsburgh Penguins

I had to put this image up somewhere. On June 2nd, 2008, after over 100 minutes of play (that's 3 20 minute overtime periods) in Game 5, Pittsburgh vs Detroit in Detroit, of the Stanley Cup, Petr Sykora of the Penguins told the NBC commentator inbetween the team benches that he was going to score the winning goal, and told his teammates that his winning goal was going to be above the gloved shoulder of Detroit's goaltender, Osgood. About 9 minutes into the 3rd OT, during a 4 minute long Penguins power play, Sykora gets a pass from Malkin, and shoots it right above the gloved shoulder of Osgood, scoring the goal in sudden death and winning the game for Pittsburgh. Detroit fans were undoubtably disappointed since a win there would have been their Stanley Cup. Also undoubtably, everyone in Pittsburgh went apeshit. Not only did Talbot, the 6th man in for Pittsburgh after the goalie was pulled, tie the game 34 seconds before it was going to be over, Marc-Andre Fluery was a brick wall during all the overtime periods blocking every shot Detroit had. He blocked a total of 55 shots for the evening, which sounds impressive but really means the Penguins defense seems to be letting a lot of Redwings get shots off. I don't know who created this shop, but I laughed.

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