The Pittsburgh Penguins were the better team for most of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night but still found themselves playing in overtime where once shot or bounce could significantly alter not only the game, but perhaps even the series.
In they end, they ended up getting the shot to go their way and not only beat the San Jose Sharks, 2-1, but also take a 2-0 lead in the series.
The hero on this night was Conor Sheary.
Here is a look at how he did it.
The play came following an offensive zone faceoff where Sidney Crosby cleanly won a faceoff back to Kris Letang. From there, Letang displayed some patience to wait for Sheary to find an open spot in the slot where he could beat Sharks goalie Martin Jones his first career playoff overtime goal.
Sheary said after the game that Crosby and the players pretty much drew that play up on the ice before the puck was dropped. Crosby told Sheary to lineup on the wall and that he would then win the faceoff back to Letang. From there, Sheary was supposed to find the soft area in the middle of the ice where Letang would find him.
And then everything happened exactly the way they drew it up.