May 30, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates the goal scored by defensemanBrent Seabrook
(not pictured) against the Anaheim Ducks in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
The Headbutt goal
We are back to talking about Andrew Shaw again, and another very memorable play during the Toews/Kane era. The Chicago Blackhawks were in Anaheim trying to split the first two games of the 2015 Western Conference Finals.
The Chicago Blackhawks were looking for any break that they could take to get the series even up and then a wild play with the puck flying high into the air went off Shaw’s head and into the back of the net. The goal looked like the break the Hawks needed and Shaw along with his teammates celebrated like it was a good goal.
Little did any of know at the time that make a move for a headbutt could possibly be a disallowed goal. So even though it was very entertaining the goal was no good, but Marcus Kruger would score later in the third overtime to secure the Hawks much needed win.
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