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Aho scores spectacular midair goal in win against Senators

Hurricanes forward scored off ricochet during third period of 8-2 victory

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Aho's second goal of the game

OTT@CAR: Aho puts home carom off the boards

Sebastian Aho tracks the puck after it caroms off the end boards and knocks it home out of midair for his second goal of the game

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Batter up, Sebastian Aho.

The Carolina Hurricanes forward batted the puck in from midair for an exceptional goal during the third period of their 8-2 win against the Ottawa Senators.

Joel Edmundson's initial shot was sticked away by goalie Craig Anderson, but it caromed off the end boards and over the net. Aho tracked the puck to a legal height and smacked it in, giving Carolina a 6-1 lead.

You can decide whether it was better than the lacrosse goal Andrei Svechnikov scored on Oct. 29.

It was the second of Aho's two goals in the game, helping Carolina snap a four-game losing skid.

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