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Chimera scores goal off helmet

Puck hits Capitals forward off Penguins goalie Fleury's poke-check, ends up in net

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Chimera uses his head to score

WSH@PIT: Fleury pokes puck off Chimera's head and in

3/20/16: Jason Chimera crashes the net and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury pokes the puck off Chimera's helmet and over the line for a goal

  • 02:45 •

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera scored a goal off his helmet early in the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on Sunday. 

Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury came out of his crease and played the puck as Chimera and Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley approached. The puck popped up in the air after Fleury poked it with his stick, hit off Chimera's helmet and went into the net at 1:18. 

Pittsburgh led 2-1 after Chimera's 18th goal.

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