How in the world did Sidney Crosby score this goal?

Friday December 2nd, 2016

Sidney Crosby scored another incredible goal on Thursday night, batting a puck out of mid-air to score from behind the net in a 6–2 win over the Stars.

Crosby shot off the left arm of Dallas goaltender Antti Niemi, only to miss and see the puck fly into the air. Not to worry—he swung his stick and hit it right out of the air, deflecting it off Niemi’s back and into the net.

What precision.

Crosby finished with two assists and this goal in the win.

– Kenny Ducey

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