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Jake Allen's post saves him from Bernier-level embarrassment

Jake Allen avoided a Jonathan Bernier redux situation on Friday thanks to a lucky goalpost that saved him from a neutral zone goal.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Jake Allen better give him goalposts an extra tap before his next game.

The St. Louis Blues goaltender dodged embarrassment of epic proportions on Friday when a wobbly golf shot of a dump-in nearly skipped past him and into the net.

Allen stood straight-legged while the puck came in and skipped through his feet before bouncing off the post.

The lazy lob-in came off the stick of Carolina's Brett Bellemore with under seven minutes remaining in a 2-2 game.

The Blues won the game 3-2 in a shootout.

So be gone, ghost of Vesa Toskala. You have no power here.


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