Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Is that really a ‘wacky bounce?’

NHL caption: "Kucherov scores after puck takes wacky bounce." Fan who grew up watching NHL games at Joe Louis Arena: "Tampa Bay defeated Carolina 2-1 because Nikita Kucherov knows that the stanchions are in play and Cam Ward cheated toward the perceived trajectory of the puck."

Kucherov's SECOND goal, the game-winner, was "wacky":

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: cam+ward, carolina+hurricanes, tampa+bay+lightning


NHLJeff's avatar

So you think the first bounce was on purpose?? I call BS. The second one I wouldn’t call “wacky” so much as lucky and unlucky for Hainsey.

Posted by NHLJeff from Denver on 12/12/14 at 10:15 AM ET


Not on purpose - per Stalman and Kuch - the second he was trying to pass to Johnson and the defenseman got in the way. Cooper said with a chuckle, they had had no bounces the last few games so he’d take 2 in one night.

I watched it and heard him after the game - was very surprised, said after the game here came the puck off the board -  it was rolling and he was terrified he’d miss it and end up on You tube - or Kukla’s Korner lol. If he had you can bet he would have been on both, but no plug for you Paul

Posted by Eggsuckindog on 12/12/14 at 04:05 PM ET

Paul's avatar

Ha Eggsuckingdog.

George was on late duty and he did the post in case you missed that.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/12/14 at 04:07 PM ET

Add a Comment

Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.

Add your own avatar by joining Kukla's Korner, or logging in and uploading one in your member control panel.

Captchas bug you? Join KK or log in and you won't have to bother.


Notify me of follow-up comments?


Most Recent Blog Posts

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com


haberistanbul evden eve nakliyat affenspiele.net mimispiele.comgebze evden eve nakliyat solitaire oyna
turkce.yurtdisi-fx.com agario.surf agario paper.io