CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 1: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his goal at 5:23 of the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on December 1, 2011 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.
— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3