Saturday, May 14, 2011

How To Change A Sport In An Instant

Believe it or not, I had pondered of the possibility of a player doing this but figured that since it had never been done, it must be impossible.

But here it is on video: Stuffing the puck, lacrosse style.

Actually, my question is whether the shot will stay legal in the future: It's such a paradigm-changing way of maneuvering the puck that it could be construed as "handling" or "directing" for future reference. If not, man, a goalie's job just got a whole lot more complicated.

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