Savard Scores 4 Seconds Into 3rd Period

Updated: November 3, 2005, 3:44 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

January 12, 1986

By the time many of the fans in Chicago Stadium get back to their seats after the second-period intermission, Denis Savard has a goal. The Blackhawks center takes the puck off the third-period faceoff and quickly moves in for a 35-foot blast.

The goal past Hartford netminder Steve Weeks comes at four seconds, tying the NHL record for the fastest score to start a period. Montreal's Claude Provost had set the record in 1957.

"Denis just saw an opening, and he ...

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