Ep. 116: Who’s most at fault for Gordon Bombay’s failed penalty shot?

March 8, 2017 10:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mike, Tommy, and Kevin take a deep dive into the moment that starts the documentaries: Gordon Bombay’s failed penalty shot. The trio discusses Jack Reilly’s coaching, the goalie’s way too enthusiastic celebration and what happens to the Hawks afterwards.

Technical Note: The iTunes Store keeps showing our hacked episode and nothing beyond that. We think we’ve figured out how to fix it, but it’s going to take 24 to 48 hours and could affect your current podcast feed.

Show Notes

Here’s a link to our Cool Runnings/Trinidad and Tobago episode.

A nice little feature on Craig MacTavish, the last NHL player to not wear a helmet. It also brings up that the NHL instituted the helmet rule in 1979.

Bombay’s look right before he took the penalty shot:

Bombay’s move:

Bombay does tell Charlie that he does do a triple deke.

The Duluth’s goalie size vs. little Gordon Bombay:

First kid vs. Gordon Bombay:

Why is the goalie so far to the left in the net?

Here is this crazy story about people who think Shazam was a real movie featuring Sinbad as a genie. 

The goalie pumping his arms after not doing anything:

Thanks to @cinatyte for the #QuackQuestion.

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