The Kaspers Daugavins Shootout – Yea or Nay?


Mar 11, 2013; Ottawa, ON, CAN; Ottawa Senators left wing Kaspars Daugavins (23) and Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) face off in the first period at Scotiabank Place. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

On a light NHL night, all of the talk is going to be about the shootout attempt of Ottawa Senators winger Kaspars Daugavins.  In case you missed it, it was the same method he used here to score against the Hamilton Bulldogs in the AHL:

So, since he didn’t score on this one, he will face much criticism as well as much accolades for having the guts to try such a move.

Here is the attempt against the Bruins on Monday night:

So what are your thoughts of Daugavins, who is a 4th line player not known for his scoring ability, trying such a creative move with the game on the line?