Hockey Fan Moment of the Week: Shane Doan’s First Career Hat Trick

As hockey fans there are often moments during the season in the various leagues where the masses pay attention to a story or happening in the world of hockey.  This week at we are starting a new segment known as Hockey Fan Moment of the Week.

So wouldn’t you know it, there were a number of interesting hockey moments this week, from the amazing near comeback the Canadian junior team vs Russia in the semis where the Canada who were down by re of 6-1 at one point coming ever so close losing 6-5.   A definite honor roll mention.  So then what was the Hockey Fan moment of the week?

Hockey Fan Moment of the Week:  Shane Doan’s First Career Hatrick

On Saturday, January 7, 2012 in a game between the New York Islanders and the Phoenix Coyotes, there was an amazing finish to the game.  The last remaining original Winnipeg Jet Shane Doan finally reached a milestone.  After scoring goals early in the first and second period respectively, Doan joined a last second rush into Islanders zone receiving a pass from Ray Whitney and fired a slapshot passed Islander goalie Evgeni Nabokov with 0.1 seconds remaining on the clock to compile his first career NHL hat trick.  The feat came as Doan was playing in his 1,161st game.  The goal was Doan’s 12th of  the season.  Here is what Shane Doan had to say about finally scoring an NHL hat trick.


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