Penguins vs. Lightning: Kunitz deflects an Iginla rocket

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It takes a brave man to stand in front of a Jarome Iginla slapshot.

Jarome Iginla already has scores more than 500 NHL goals, so I'm sure he didn't mind Chris Kunitz stealing one from him with this blink-and-you'll-miss-it deflection:


The goal was initially awarded to Iginla, but if you watch the replay closely you can see Kunitz changing the direction of the puck at the last possible moment, and the official scoring was eventually changed. The Penguins scored on the power play, beating Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop and moving ahead by a score of 3-1 early in the second period. The Lightning would score a few minutes later to pull back within one.

The Penguins have already clinched a playoff spot, so victories now are all about chasing home-ice advantage in the playoffs for as long as possible.

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