To be fair, we’re not cool enough to do it either, and never will be. The physical mechanics and coordination involved in pulling off this shot—or, for that matter, getting that close to the goaltender without stumbling into him—boggle our admittedly tiny minds.
We take some solace in the fact that despite his obvious skills, shooter Rob Hisey has yet to make it into the NHL—just like us!
On the other hand, we take far less solace in knowing that nine-year-old squirts can apparently figure it out with ease:
. . . little punk.
Celebrate all you want, kid—at least we don’t have to sit on a phone book to reach the dinner table.