Brendan Smith deserves his own thread


So, during the second period of tonight’s game against the Canadiens, this happened.

Yes sir! That would be noted sniper Brendan Smith beating Carey Price on a breakaway. And the beautiful thing is that he pulled off a great move. Who ever would’ve believed Brendan Smith could go deke and then backhand, top shelf on Price?!?!?!?!

It’s worth one more look:

Come get your jockstrap off the ice Mr. Price.

Kudos to Smith, who’s been invaluable to this team. The goal celly was laugh at loud funny. He whooped it up and stuck out his tongue headed towards the Rangers bench.

Good for him! He deserves it.

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included separate stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also interned for or hockey historian Stan Fischler and worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil telecasts. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has covered consecutive Staten Island Yankees NY Penn League championships in '05 and '06. He also scored Berkeley Carroll high school basketball games from '06-14 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree. The Battle Of New York administrator and chief editor can be followed below on Twitter and Facebook.
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