|The Goal Czar|
From: Denver Post
by Mike Chambers
Hockey's back-door pass and open-net tap-in is considered the equivalent of an alley-oop dunk in basketball. Exciting stuff.
This year, the back door seems like the preferred route for the University of Denver hockey team, a highlight waiting to happen. The young and talented (and injury-prone) Pioneers (21-11-4) are accustomed to foundering in the NCAA Tournament as favorites, but if they qualify for the 16-team field this year, they probably won't be one of the top regional seeds [read entire article].