Pittsburgh Penguins Unveil Experimental, Unsuccessful Six-Goalie Lineup

Back to the drawing board.

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A standard NHL net isn't that large, goalies have to cover a 4' by 6' rectangle of open area. If it were allowed by the rules, coaches may try to put two goalies on the ice instead of one. Last night against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Pittsburgh Penguins took matters into their own hands and played with five unofficial extra goalies in the crease during one insane spell of play.

Here's video of the goal. Philadelphia went on to win, 6-5, in one of the best games of the season thus far.

View this video on YouTube