Turns out that beyond all the carnival pugilism on the KHL’s Vityaz Chekhov are players like Evgeny Timkin, the 21-year-old forward who pulled off this goal of the year contender in a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow on Thursday.
At the very least, it could be a shorthanded goal of the year candidate. Timkin also played for the ECHL’s Mississippi RiverKings and Florida Everblades in recent years.
That’s CSKA defenseman Igor Ozhiganov being victimized on the spin-o-rama — not exactly the most experienced fella on the power play — and goalie Rastislav Stana being beaten with the between the legs shot.
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Evgeny Timkin’s goal of the year contender for KHL’s Vityaz Chekhov (Video)