Linus Omarks’ Shootout Goal: Cheeky Or Disrespectful?

December 11th, 2010 by Faiz-Ali Virji Leave a reply »
Linus Omark has been a household name among the hockey community for some time since his dazzling shooutout goal against Switzerland in an exhibition game became a youtube sensation. It was a move that no one had seen before, just a slight flick of the puck over the sprawling goalie who could only watch as it floated over him, hit the crossbar and fall down just across the line.

Yesterday, Omark made his NHL debut for the Edmonton Oilers against the Tampa Bay Lightning and, of course, the game went to a shootout.

Omark already had an assist in the game on the powerplay, something he has been known to do well on, so everyone waited with baited breath for something amazing in the shootout.

And they weren't disappointed.

Omark came in with a rush of speed, ready to gather the puck up, but was stopped by the linesman because the officials weren't ready yet.

Usually, that would be enough to shake the confidence of a young player in their first game, but not Omark.

After getting the go ahead this time, Omark came in again with speed, picked up the puck and did a spinorama before he hit the blue line. He then faked a ...

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