Oilers Star Connor McDavid Gets Robbed Of Playoff Goal In Incredibly Sickening Way

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Hockey is joy, but it can sometimes be PAIN.

Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger may have made the save of the Western Conference Final … problem is, it wasn’t Oettinger who actually did it. During Wednesday night’s Game 4 between the Stars and Edmonton Oilers, Oettinger’s stick got discarded and actually prevented Oilers superstar Connor McDavid from scoring.

Late in the first period, the Oilers were on a power play, and at one point, Oettinger misplaced his stick and it ended up landing in the crease behind him. McDavid tried to take advantage for a goal, shooting low while the net was empty, but the puck ended up striking Oettinger’s lost stick which was right on the goal line — keeping the game at a 2-2 tie. (RELATED: Vegas Golden Knights Haven’t Spoken To Jonathan Marchessault About A Contract Extension, Superstar Says)

McDavid was spotted on the bench later shaking his head in shock while watching the replay.

Straight up robbery!


I can’t think of a more painful way to get robbed of a goal, and this happened during the playoffs too?


I don’t know what hurts worse … this, or what I covered just recently involving a college golfer:

Now that I watch that again, definitely the golf shot, and he lost the national championship because of that … I doubt that kid has slept since then.

Just some brutal stuff going on lately, wow.