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Thursday, 21.11.2013 / 12:22 PM
By Torie Peterson - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson) / calgaryflames.com Blog
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BLOG: Berra\'s bicycle save is Save Of The Year material


On Wednesday night, Swiss netminder Reto Berra got the C of Red on their feet in the first period with a stop that could be dubbed the Save Of The Year.

While the Flames were shorthanded, an unimpeded Jack Johnson skated to the left face-off circle and, it appeared, had a wide open net to hammer the puck into.

But, Berra, who was on the other side of the net anticipating a shot from Ryan Johansen, managed to get across and threw his legs in the air just as Johnson sent a shot towards the net. He kicked the puck out of mid-air with his right foot, spurring on wild applause from the crowd at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

"We should be watching that one for years to come," Joe Colborne afterwards.

YOUR SAY: Is Berra's bicycle stop Save Of The Year material?