VIDEO: Michigan Tech’s Alex Petan Dazzles With From-the-Knees Goal

Michigan Tech pulled a big upset by virtually steamrolling Minnesota, skating away with a 5-3 win. The Huskies got off to the best possible start after freshman forward Alex Petan dazzled the crowd with this goal to make it 1-0.

(H/T C.J. Fogler)

The athleticism and skill Petan used to bury that one is really something. With Minnesota defenseman Mike Reilly attacking the puck, Jujhar Khaira sent the pass just a touch too far for Petan. Knowing how wide-open he was, Petan lunged for the puck and before he could get to his feet wired a shot that would make Steven Stamkos jealous.

It’s just the second goal of the former Coquitlam Express forward’s brief college career. Not a bad way to introduce yourself to the home fans.

The goal helped the Huskies grab the momentum early and they never trailed in the game, knocking off the consensus No. 1 team in the land with some authority.

The goal also got some love from John Buccigross on SportsCenter, climbing the charts to No. 3 on Top 10 plays. College hockey, you guys.

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About Chris Peters

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2 Responses to VIDEO: Michigan Tech’s Alex Petan Dazzles With From-the-Knees Goal

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  2. Anonymous says:

    love it

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