NHL Playoffs 2012: Derek Morris and 5 Other Memorable Goals from Center Ice

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NHL Playoffs 2012: Derek Morris and 5 Other Memorable Goals from Center Ice
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Jonathan Quick can't stop a center ice shot from Derek Morris.

NHL coaches try and hammer this idea into the heads of their players: "On a dump-in, get the puck deep and put it on goal."

Derek Morris found himself the very lucky beneficiary of this philosophy as he beat Jonathan Quick in the first period of Game 1 in the NHL's Western Conference finals.

The Phoenix Coyotes were able to tie the score at 1-1, giving them life in a period that was otherwise dominated by the Los Angeles Kings.

But Morris has not been the only player to get lucky and score a goal from center ice.

Let's take a look at some of the most memorable center-ice goals.

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