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Maple Leafs vs. Canucks: James Reimer makes miraculous save on Alex Burrows

Save of the year?

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen made a save that was described as "like a spider monkey with the full scissor-kick."

Not to be outdone, Toronto goalie James Reimer submitted his own save of the year candidate on Saturday. Early in the first period, Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows found a juicy rebound and a gaping net. Somehow, some way, Reimer managed to make a ridiculous toe save.


Here's another angle that shows you just how wide open the net was for Burrows.


Sure, Reimer eventually gave up four goals in Toronto's 4-0 loss. But his first few minutes were awesome.

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