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Video: Brunner’s mind-blowing shootout winner

Jan 21, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

Cam Atkinson‘s disallowed shootout goal seemed primed to be the most memorable moment of the Detroit Red Wings’ eventual 4-3 SO win against the Columbus Blue Jackets until … this happened:

Damien Brunner was the author of that jaw-dropper, which was deemed a legal – and thus deciding – shootout goal.

The 26-year-old rookie probably felt pretty frustrated before he unleashed that dazzling move. In his first two games, the Swiss-born forward collected nine shots on goal but zero points.

He’ll need to score in regulation or overtime to keep hold of his Lottery ticket-assignment alongside Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, although this display argues that he deserves the benefit of the doubt.

Here are the full highlights:

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