Scoring an NHL goal is an exciting thing. In the stands, fans dance and cheer and scream. On the ice, some players prefer to act like they've been there before...but others allow their excitement to come out.
In history, there have been some great goal celebrations. The bigger the stakes, usually the celebration is bigger. While not every incredible goal celebration has been archived online, what follows are videos of 20 of the best goal celebrations in NHL history.
The running man?
Van Halen would be proud of Mike Foligno, whose signature celebration was jumping.
Nice tribute to father from son.
I'm not sure goalies work on their celebrations.
The salute showed up on Saturday night for the Flyers.
A big moment for an outgoing player.
He's never been shy, has he?
Might hate the player, but the push-ups are a classic.
One of the biggest goals for USA hockey since 1980.
Still a classic.
His stick was on fire!
One of the all-time greats.
So many fans were cheering for McDonald; this was a great moment for a veteran.
The entire city celebrated this goal with him.
A precursor to a celebration later in this countdown.
Even after 801 goals, The Great One still got excited about No. 802.
If all of Detroit celebrated with Yzerman, all of Canada celebrated with Crosby in 2010.
This moment defined one of the great dynasty teams in NHL history.
This moment was strange because Kane was the only guy in the rink that knew where the puck was. But his excitement is worthy of the top spot on the list.