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In the third period of a crucial late-season divisional game, the undersized Philadelphia Flyers forward got in the way of not one but two slap shots from Washington Capitals defensemen.
After a slap shot was blocked by the an Americans defender, Vinni Lettieri was able to score off of the rebound at 12:10, for his team-high 18th goal of the season, cutting the lead to 3-2.
Philadelphia's Claude Giroux broke his stick on a slap shot that ended Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne's second-place run of 13 in a row.
No ice on a leg that had taken two slap shots in two shifts.
With 12:21 remaining in the second period, the Americans were able to find the net, as Arvin Atwal beat Wolf pack goaltender Marek Mazanec with a slap shot to extend the Americans' lead to 3-1.
When the Bruins earned a third-period power play, Reimer made two big stops on Torey Krug slap shots.
Ryan got his first career goal on a slap shot from the blue line past Montoya at 1:15 of the first period.
Mrazek denied Brent Burns on a slap shot with a windmill glove save.
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Definition of slap shot for English Language Learners
ice hockey : a shot that is made by swinging your stick with a lot of force
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