Nick Foligno and Mikael Granlund scored two goals in two seconds in the Minnesota Wild v Columbus Blue Jackets game, tying an NHL record.
The Columbus Blue Jackets entertained the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday in the NHL. It was just another inter-conference battle first. However, the two goals in two seconds NHL record dominated sports scores news all over the world.
The hosts made it 3–2 through Foligno’s goal with 16 seconds to go. They lined up with an empty net for the restart. However, Finnish forward Granlund was able to find the empty net right from the face-off, winning the game for Minnesota. This two goals in two seconds achievement is an NHL record for the fastest two goals.
Experts of gambling facts might know that the only time before the same happened came in 1987. Then two goals in two seconds were scored by Boston’s Ken Linseman and St. Louis legend Doug Gilmour. That two goals in two seconds came in a 7–5 thriller.
The Minnesota Wild are in a race for the playoff spots in the Western Conference, meanwhile the Columbus Blue Jackets are dead last in the East. We are halfway into the season, so this is a perfect time to place some NHL futures bets at Intertops Sportsbook, which is a legal online betting site accepting US players.