If you've watched any sports over the last 50 years then you're quite familiar with the term "threading the needle." Peyton Manning threads the needle every time he fires a football to his receivers through a tight defense. Jimmie Johnson threads the needle when the cars are three-wide at Daytona.
And Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson threads the needle when he makes ridiculous end-to-end passes to set up goals for teammates.
For example, here's Karlsson making the impossible possible with this assist on Zack Smith's second-period goal against Montreal on Saturday.
That, ladies and gentlemen, is what a perfect saucer pass looks like. The Senators lead the Canadiens 4-1 in the third period.