VIDEO: Daniel Paille's bizarre goal gives Bruins 3-0 series lead

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The New York Rangers and Boston Bruins seemed to be destined for overtime in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night until Daniel Paille scored what had to be the most bizarre goal of the postseason.

This was a case of a bad bounce turning into, well, a good bounce for the Bruins.

After a shot found its way behind Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and bounced right off the goal line, Paille was right there waiting to put in what proved to be the game-winning goal.

What a bounce.

And here's a look at it again, in GIF form...

With that, the Bruins have a commanding 3-0 series lead and pushed the Rangers to the brink of elimination.

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Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

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