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Boyd Gordon exploits Detroit for shorthanded goal

Boyd Gordon, Joey MacDonald

Phoenix Coyotes’ Boyd Gordon (15) skates past Detroit Red Wings goalie Joey MacDonald after Gordon scored a short-handed goal during the first period in an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)


If there’s one time when Boyd Gordon is a dangerous scorer, it might be when he’s killing penalties. The Phoenix Coyotes grinder has scored 33 goals in his NHL career and six of them have come shorthanded.

Gordon likely scored one of his most impressive ones tonight. Watch him give the Coyotes a 1-0 lead as he took advantage of a miscue between Niklas Kronwall and Ian White before beating Joey MacDonald with a nice move: