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When: May 23, 2011
What: Nathan Horton scores on one of the prettiest one-timers you’ll ever see.
This series was wild, eh?
This was Game 5 at TD Garden, with the series tied 2-2. Tampa scored about a minute into the game off a broken play, putting the Bruins in a bit of a hole.
Then this happened. Look at it. LOOK AT IT!!!!!
The slow-motion look is the one that really stands out. Nathan Horton got all of that Milan Lucic pass. I mean, he HAMMERED that puck.
The goal tied the game at 1-1; Brad Marchand would give the Bruins the lead about ten minutes later. Rich Peverley scored an empty-netter to ice it, giving the Bruins a 3-2 series lead.
They’d lose in Tampa in Game 6, but you remember what happened in Game 7.
This goal wasn’t the most important of Horton’s career, nor was it the biggest of these playoffs. However, it may be the most aesthetically pleasing goal he scored that spring.