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Breaking down the Patrik Stefan empty-net miss

Nearly two weeks ago, former Edmonton Oiler, Ales Hemsky, officially retired from hockey and it inspired our very own Cam Lewis to look at one of the biggest moments from his 15-year NHL career.

For many Oiler fans, the Patrik Stefan empty-net miss is a moment that will live forever. Even mentioning his name can inspire memories of this incredible sequence that saw him miss an empty net only to have the Oilers turn the play around and tie things up at the other end. But did you know that there’s also another story behind this infamous goal that goes much deeper than just an embarrassing miss? As you’ll see in the following breakdown, that Patrik Stefan miss was only the tip of the iceberg.

Watch the full breakdown below:

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Do you remember where you were when Patrik Stefan missed them empty net? Did you know any of the other details from this video breakdown? Let us know in the comments below.