Francouz does Hasek impression with Olympic shootout showing

February 21, 2018

Goalie Pavel Francouz (33), of the Czech Republic, blocks a shot by Chris Bourque (17), of the United States, in the penalty shootout in the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The Czech Republic won 3-2. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, Pool)

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Pavel Francouz never played in the NHL, let alone won six Vezina Trophies.

Yet Francouz is following in the Olympic footsteps of legendary countryman Dominik Hasek.

Twenty years after the “Dominator” stopped all five shooters to eliminate Canada on the way to the Czech Republic winning gold in Nagano, the little-known goaltender teammates call “Francik” stopped all five to %href_on(file:

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