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Nashville's Craig Smith somehow misses an empty net

November 18, 2011 |  5:48 pm

Some goals come easy, some don't.

Usually empty-net goals are the easy ones, but don't tell that to Nashville Predators center Craig Smith.

In the closing minutes of the Predators' 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, Smith somehow shot the puck over the glass while skating in front of a wide-open net.

As you can tell, he was a little embarrassed by the missed opportunity, but at least he was on home ice, where the Nashville fans always have their players' backs:

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