We are seeing some vintage Jason Spezza hockey right now. It hasn’t been the best couple of years for veteran Jason Spezza in Toronto. The home-town kid is in his second year as a Maple Leaf and he looks much better than last year. Last night, we saw a move Spezza used to pull off when he was a young superstar.
As he comes down on a two-on-one on the right side, he fakes a slapshot and gives a head fake. He proceeds to keep going and rip it top shelf past goaltender Mike Smith. This is such a silky move from a guy who just proved he still has the skills to compete in this league. Check it out below.
The second Spezza picked up the puck in neutral zone, I quickly muttered “fake slap shot”. He’s so good at that move. We have seen it for 20 years. pic.twitter.com/Mqsi7PPCtn
— Mike Johnson (@mike_p_johnson) February 28, 2021