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Watch Dan Boyle score in his own net...again

Dan Boyle

A funny thing happened to the Sharks on their way to a 5-2 win over Dallas on Thursday night.

Defenseman Dan Boyle, a two-time NHL All-Star, cut San Jose’s second period lead in half by rifling a wrister past his own goalie, Thomas Greiss:

Stars agitator extraordinaire Steve Ott got credit for the goal, his eighth of the season.

While the gaffe didn’t end up being costly in a game sense, it was noteworthy for two reasons: One, the goal snapped San Jose’s 196:20 shutout streak (the Sharks hadn’t allowed a goal since Jan. 23.)

Two? It was Boyle scoring the own goal, and Boyle kind of has a history in that department.

Here’s his infamous own goal during the opening round of the 2010 playoffs, ending a scoreless overtime game against Colorado:

And in a similar vein, albeit far less egregious, here’s Boyle knocking a puck into his own his face: