What's buzzing:

Puck Daddy

Rangers, Senators play with two pucks on ice during bizarre Game 2 sequence (VIDEO)

Greg Wyshynski
Puck Daddy

In the second period of Game 2 between the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers, cameras picked up an odd sight: a puck resting on the back of Henrik Lundqvist's net as the teams lined up for a faceoff.

And wouldn't you know it: The puck the teams were actually playing with ended up right where that dead puck rested, leading Jesse Winchester of the Senators and Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers to stand there dumbfounded as to which puck was the "real" one. This is incredibly odd:

A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.

To add to the weirdness, the puck Winchester and McDonagh were battling for was in fact, the puck involved in the faceoff. The phantom puck went behind them and then was put in play.

According to Puck Daddy reader The Skating Penguin:

Ottawa shot a puck that Lundqvist deflected over the glass behind him, forcing a D-zone faceoff for the Rangers. Apparently, the puck fell on back of the net, yet nobody else caught its presence.

Oh, if only there had been a goal on that play. Just to see how they would have sussed it out.

Almost 20 years ago, by the way, the Rangers were involved in another second puck situation, as a fan threw a puck from the stands near the net during a Rangers/Canucks game at the Garden.

Other popular content on the Yahoo! network:
Video: Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw ejected after nasty collision with Coyotes goalie Mike Smith
Video: High winds in Texas wreak havoc on NASCAR pit stops
Y! Movies: Don't miss the trailer for Marvel's 'The Avengers'

View Comments (288)
  • Dragic scores 21, Heat beat Suns 115-98 as tensions run high

    Dragic scores 21, Heat beat Suns 115-98 as tensions run high

    Tyler Johnson scored a career-high 26 points, Goran Dragic added 21 against his former team and the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix Suns 115-98 on Monday night in a game that included two third-quarter altercations. Hassan Whiteside finished with 17 … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Jefferson keys 3rd-quarter spurt, Mavs beat Pelicans 102-93

    Jefferson keys 3rd-quarter spurt, Mavs beat Pelicans 102-93

    DALLAS (AP) -- Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Suns vs. Heat

    Suns vs. Heat

    Tyler Johnson scores a career-high 26 points, Goran Dragic adds 21 against his former team and the Heat beat the Suns 115-98. … More »

    NBA.com - 12 minutes ago
  • Oklahoma defeats Oklahoma State 66-56

    Kaylon Williams put it all together during a spectacular second-half performance that gave Oklahoma bragging rights over its in-state rival and momentum heading into the Big 12 tournament. The junior forward scored 18 of her 20 points after the … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • No. 6 Baylor women end regular season 75-65 over Texas Tech

    No. 6 Baylor women end regular season 75-65 over Texas Tech

    Nina, Niya and league champion Baylor are going to the Big 12 tournament back on the winning track. Nina Davis scored 22 points, Niya Johnson broke the Big 12 single-season record for assists as the No. 6 Lady Bears rebounded from consecutive … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago