By Ian Oland
Caps prospect Shane Gersich just scored the most brilliant goal of his young career.
The 20-year-old sophomore earned an extra point for the No. 6 ranked University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team after blacking out and scoring a brilliant spin-o-rama goal in three-on-three overtime.
Gersich was drafted by the Capitals in the fifth round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
There’s not much analysis to give here. Gersich skates down the wing, spins, and perfectly lifts a backhanded shot past the Denver University goaltender.
I could watch replays of this all night.
Gersich’s teammates mobbed him at center ice after the sick snipe.
The goal was Gersich’s fifth goal of the season. He has 13 points in 10 games so far this season. He’s also about to get some national attention on ESPN.
Hello, ESPN would like use this clip for top ten, please dm @ESPNAssignDesk if possible to get a clip. thanks.
— ESPNAssignmentDesk (@ESPNAssignDesk) November 12, 2016
Gersich’s goal will be on ESPN’s Top 10.
Photos: Tyler Ingham, UNDsports.com
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