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05-14-2012, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by nhlfan9191 View Post
This one was far worse. It was from way farther out due to international ice and the go ahead goal against Belarus of all teams.
Actually, no. Quick's was worse. He had track of the puck, Salo didn't, he lost it in the dark stands. Nabokov almost did the exact same Salo did, in the same tournament, he also lost the puck because of the again very dark stands. That arena was terrible. Nabokov had the fortune of the puck missing the net with inches, while Salo wasn't as fortunate.

Salo didn't lose his confidence because of the goal, he lost it because of the beheading of him in the Swedish media and that they made him the sole scapegoat for an entire underperforming team.

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