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05-10-2013, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by NWShark View Post
Easily the best save I've ever seen in a playoff game let alone an overtime game. His save on owen nolan the previous round was pretty amazing too.

Someone said he didn't play well in big games? ********... he gave up one goal to MVP (i think?) Peter forseberg in a game 7 that the sharks lost 1-0. Selanne missed an open net... Just another case of the sharks inability to score when it mattered most.
Man, I was at the game where he made the save on Nolan, it was one of the weirdest experiences at a game I've seen. It felt like the whole arena was silent for a split second. I was on the far end of the ice, so I certainly assumed it went it. Then the whole crowd realized the red light didn't come on and just completely erupted. It was awesome.

It's much easier to tell when Niemi makes a save, because the rebound pops out right in front of him every time

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