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Video- Pavel Datsyuk Is Your Vote Away From The Finals For Greatest 21st Century Goal

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The Meal's avatar

Vote link is missing a “:”

Posted by The Meal from Firestone, CO on 12/01/20 at 06:14 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Thanks and fixed.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/01/20 at 07:51 AM ET

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Max Bultman and Joe Smith of The Athletic discuss a Tampa/Detroit trade.  Here is a blurb from Joe Smith…

I think you have to start with Johnson. The Lightning approached him early in the offseason on working with them on his full no-trade list, and the former All-Star center should get a lot of credit for being accommodating. Johnson gave Tampa Bay a list of eight to nine teams he could get dealt to. But the Lightning got a pretty good feel for the market when they put Johnson on waivers and nobody picked him up.

Killorn is another candidate, coming off a career year (26 goals), and he offers some flexibility with a modified no-trade clause (a list of 16 teams he can’t get traded to). He took a significant step as a leader this past season, so I don’t think Tampa Bay wants to move him, but it will have to be considered. There’s value there.

As for other names, I know captain Steven Stamkos’ name popped up earlier this offseason when it was reported that he wasn’t on the team’s “untouchables” list. But I think it’s highly unlikely that Stamkos, the face of the franchise who has a full no-move clause, is going anywhere.

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/01/20 at 08:05 AM ET

ilovehomers's avatar

This one goes to Nash.

Posted by ilovehomers on 12/01/20 at 10:55 AM ET

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Nash v. Ovechkin’s goal from his back in the finals.

Posted by ilovehomers on 12/01/20 at 10:56 AM ET

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Nash indeed was just announced as the winner with 60% of the votes.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/01/20 at 12:28 PM ET

damndog revenge   From the bowels of Detroit's avatar

I think this is a better Datsyukian goal:

https://youtu.be/TwCKv7drsEM

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 12/01/20 at 02:39 PM ET

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Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 12/01/20 at 02:39 PM ET

Agree. It wasn’t even a nominee, which is odd.

Posted by ilovehomers on 12/01/20 at 03:34 PM ET

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https://youtu.be/rPyEoz6rYgE

Also love this late third period playoff goal against Boston.

You wouldn’t choose it for the final moves and shot,
but it’s almost the most amazing to me because in a really
high stakes situation he’s given the puck in a ridiculously risky,
impossible spot - behind him, closer to his own goal, deep in his own zone,
with three Boston players converging from three sides. And Franzen calmly
pauses a beat and gives him the puck there anyway.

Who else could reach behind him one-handed and so fluidly push the puck between his legs and ahead while accelerating?

For a guy who wasn’t a big shooter he had such a smart way of varying from where when and how he released the puck.

Posted by lefty.30 on 12/01/20 at 08:00 PM ET

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Pasha was just a joy to watch, especially in person. LOL

Posted by bigfrog on 12/01/20 at 10:20 PM ET

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