May 3, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT
The Los Angeles Kings traded for Marian Gaborik for situations just like this.
His tired team needed a tying goal late in Game 1 as the Anaheim Ducks were nursing a 2-1 lead. While this isn’t the high-finesse type of goal many think of when they hear the name Gaborik, it was one of the biggest one in ages for the talented winger:
Gaborik already has four goals in this postseason.
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