San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones made what has to be the NHL save of the year in the first period of yesterday’s game against Minnesota.
With the Sharks trailing 1-0 in the Jones faced down a hard slap shot that appeared to sneak past him. Strangely, there was no puck in the net.
The replay showed that although Jones was beat on the shot, his jersey collar corralled the blast to preserve the tie. The Wild won the game 3-1, but Jones’ shirt collar save is the highlight that will live on in internet glory.
You have to see this to believe it: