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Gustav Nyquist pulls the ‘Ray Sheppard,’ dekes Crawford down and scores

Ray Sheppard was as slow as Larry Murphy and had hands of stone in terms of puckhandling, but he scored 50 goals for the Wings the year before they flipped him to San Jose for Igor Larionov, and he did so by skating in on goalies and simply waiting for them to take themselves out of the play. Gustav Nyquist made a Ray Sheppard-like deke on Corey Crawford tonight, but he only did so after absolutely flying up ice and dekeing and dangling around Brent Seabrook:

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i could watch that .gif alllll dayyyyy

Posted by alexotw on 05/20/13 at 09:03 PM ET

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That’s the second time, I think, that Seabrook got deked out of his pants by a rookie this series.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 05/20/13 at 09:56 PM ET

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Seabrook is vastly overrated.

Posted by awould on 05/20/13 at 10:18 PM ET

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Was a thing of beauty! I predicted he’d get one tonight. WOOT!

Posted by NIVO from underpants gnome village on 05/20/13 at 11:02 PM ET

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Seabrook is a shitheel goon.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 05/20/13 at 11:02 PM ET

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Awesome goal. We have a budding star on our team, in Nyquist. He’s still learning and just coming into his own.

Posted by NewfieWing on 05/20/13 at 11:02 PM ET

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gotta chance to see sheppard after he was traded to san jose.  they were practicing before our team was set to play. he scored on literally every breakaway they had during one drill. never seen a sniper up close like that, pretty amazing. and owen nolan was huge. a little off topic, but, i was always upset they traded shep. but i guess breaking the 42 year curse helped soothe that wound. nice game wings, guess they may have to cancel those tee times, eh?

Posted by tbuhg on 05/20/13 at 11:07 PM ET

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i could watch that .gif alllll dayyyyy

Posted by alexotw on 05/20/13 at 10:03 PM ET

You’re droooling…

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 05/20/13 at 11:30 PM ET

Jaromir Blogger's avatar

Is it me, or was that Nyquist goal weirdly similar to McCarty’s Cup winner in 97?

Posted by Jaromir Blogger on 05/20/13 at 11:34 PM ET

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