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Red Sox legend Luis Tiant loved David Pastrnak's penalty shot goal

David Pastrnak's moves reminded Jim Montgomery of Luis Tiant's unique windup.

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David Pastrnak's penalty shot goal during the Boston Bruins' 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators last Saturday drew plenty of rave reviews, and it even caught the attention of a Boston Red Sox legend.

Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery was asked about the shot after the game, and he compared the way Pastrnak kind of hid the puck to fool the goalie to former Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant. Tiant, of course, had a unique windup that helped disguise what pitch he was about to throw.

Tiant was a big fan of the comparison and Pastrnak's shot.

Pastrnak, who scored a career-high 61 goals last season, is off to another hot start this year with three goals and one assist through two games, helping the Bruins earn a pair of victories over the Blackhawks and Predators.

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