2010 Hockey Version Of Bill Buckner
Sunday’s Colorado 1-0 overtime victory over San Jose had Bill Buckner written all over it. If not Buckner at last former Edmonton defenseman Steve Smith, whose own goal in 1986 past Grant Fuhr gave Calgary a win over the Oilers. Here is that epic blooper.
Almost 24 years later Dan Boyle of San Jose did something almost as bad. The only difference is that Smith’s mistake was late in game 7 and cost Edmonton the series. Boyle cost the Sharks game 3.