-- "The 10 best hockey games of the last decade" on Yahoo! Canada Sports on November 19, 2009
No. The video that is directly below the above text in the article clearly shows that it is the right-handed Sundin (#13) who takes the faceoff. Sundin loses the draw but the left-handed Forsberg (#21) gets control of the puck and carries it into Finland's zone. He drops it for Sundin who then makes a wicked drop pass to Lidstrom, and Lidstrom one-time slaps it into the top corner of the net. The video is right there, Yahoo! writer - you should watch it. But maybe you did watch it and in your world the first person to have clear control of the puck after the faceoff is determined to be the faceoff winner. That's not how it works.
Here's the video:
What can you glean from this?
6 days ago