If you’ve ever been a frustrated goalie in a game of road hockey, you might be familiar with the move Bridgeport Sound Tigers netminder David Leggio pulled off in an American Hockey League contest Sunday night against the Springfield Falcons.
As Falcons forwards Dana Tyrell and Lukas Sedlak broke in on a 2-on-0 rush, Leggio intentionally knocked the net off its moorings, which forced the referees to call a penalty shot.
The 30-year-old Williamsville, N.Y., native stopped Tyrell on the penalty shot, however the Tigers would go on to lose the game 4-3.
This is Leggio’s first season with the New York Islanders affiliate after signing a one-year, two-way contract with the franchise in July. Leggio has played exclusively in the AHL since the 2010-11 season and has yet to play an NHL game in his pro career.