Detroit Red Wings Defenseman Jake Walman celebrates a Penalty Shot winner in OT vs the Vancouver Canucks
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Jake Walman Embarrasses Himself Again After Scoring OT Winner

Published February 10, 2024 at 6:14 PM

In an electrifying matchup, the Detroit Red Wings hosted the Vancouver Canucks, culminating in a game that hockey fans will be talking about for a while. Trailing 3-1 for a significant portion of the game, the Red Wings mounted a comeback, pushing the game into overtime. The climax arrived when Red Wings defenseman Jake Walman took a penalty shot in the extra frame. Known for his impressive wrist shot, Walman delivered, securing the game-winning goal with a precision snipe. Celebrating in his characteristic fashion, Walman performed the griddy, marking a memorable moment for the team and fans alike.

Jake Walman (@walman_9) nets the @Energizer overtime winner on the penalty shot! Guess what his celly was... 🕺

Walman Scores On A Penalty Shot In OT; 'Hits The Griddy'

This victory was significant for Walman personally and for the Red Wings' playoff aspirations. Not only did Walman achieve a new personal best with his 11th goal of the season, but the win also propelled the Red Wings into a tight race for the top-three spot in the Atlantic Division. By tying in points with the Toronto Maple Leafs and edging out the Tampa Bay Lightning by one point, the Red Wings strengthened their position in the battle for playoff qualification. This win against the league-leading Canucks is a crucial step in Detroit's quest for their first playoff berth since 2016, highlighting the game's importance for both Walman and the team's season trajectory.

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Jake Walman Embarrasses Himself Again After Scoring OT Winner

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