Hockey Header By Andrew Shaw Is So Cool It Should Have Counted

05/20/2015 10:59 am ET | Updated May 20, 2015

Andrew Shaw of the Chicago Blackhawks might want to think about replacing his skates with cleats.

In Game 2 of the NHL's Western Conference finals Tuesday, Shaw showed off his soccer skills by heading in a puck that appeared to be the game-winner in the second overtime of the team's playoff game against the Anaheim Ducks.

Alas, officials ruled it no goal because the header was deliberate, NBC pointed out. (An accidental bounce off the head would have been OK.)

But honestly, it should have counted on awesomeness alone.

"I think if anyone can ever pull that off it should still be a goal," Shaw said afterward.

Of some consolation, Chicago won the game in the third overtime to tie the series at 1-1. But even on ice, Shaw might have a long way to go to match this header:

H/T Yahoo

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