Midway through the first period, Evgeny Kuznetsov gathered in a pass from Marcus Johansson near the end boards and had little room to operate. With former Canadian Olympian defenseman Marc-Édouard Vlasic bearing down on him, Kuzy decided to try and stickhandle out of the corner.
It was magic. The GIFs should be hung in a museum and admired for centuries to come.
Kuznetsov treated Vlasic like a cone, deking the puck past the defenseman’s stick three times before finding Justin Williams at the point.
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