Timo Meier reflects on 'weird' own goal in Sharks' loss to Ducks

Meier reflects on 'weird' own goal in Sharks' loss to Ducks originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

It’s not every day that you see an own goal like this.

In an already-wild Sharks’ 6-5 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks that featured an Erik Karlsson hat trick and two goals from Timo Meier, this Meier “goal” stood out as one of a kind:

Meier (28) was attacking off the wing, trying to make a move when Jakub Silfverberg (33) interrupted. It actually was a good defensive play from Silfverberg, except he fired it toward his own goalie Anthony Stolarz, who was caught with his pants down.

“It was weird play. Lucky on my side, bad luck on his side,” Meier noted after the game.

“What a shot,” ESPN color commentator Cassie Campbell remarked. “But on the wrong end.”

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