By Mike McMahon
The Carolina Hurricanes climbed back from a 4-1 deficit against the New Jersey Devils, capped off by a highlight reel goal from forward Alexander Semin.
Semin received the puck in the neutral zone on the right wing and maneuvered his way around four Devils, deking Jaromir Jagr and Bryce Salavdor before hovering into the middle and pulling off a majestic spin-o-rama goal that snuck past the leg of Devils goaltender, Martin Brodeur.
But the entertainment was not over there, as Semin celebrated the sensation score by blowing a tire in the celebration and falling to the ice.
The goal was the Russian’s 17th goal on the season and tied the game up at 4-4. The Hurricanes would end up falling to the Devils 5-4 after Tuomo Ruutu gave the Devils the lead, spoiling the comeback effort.