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The Philadelphia Flyers pulled their goaltender on a power play, and scored!

You don’t see this very often!

Dave Hakstol is quite the bold head coach, if his latest in-game move is any indication. With the Philadelphia Flyers trailing by three goals in the third period to the Tampa Bay Lightning and on a crucial power play, Hakstol elected to take goaltender Michal Neuvirth out of the net for an extra advantage.

Yes, the Flyers pulled their goaltender for a 6-on-4 advantage. Oh, and it worked!

Travis Konecny was the goalscorer after Hakstol called a timeout and pulled Neuvirth with the faceoff in Tampa Bay’s zone. It was quite a sneaky play, but it was an incredible risk to get the Flyers within two goals with just under seven minutes to play, especially since the Lightning nearly scored an empty netter during the power-play opportunity.

However, the Lightning were able to score almost immediately after, stymieing the Flyers’ comeback off a valiant effort on a play you don’t often see in the NHL.