Of the 351 career NHL goals Phil Housley scored in the regular season and playoffs, perhaps his most unique is one that resides on the Sabres' nightly stat sheets provided to the media under "The Last Time."
On Jan. 30, 1990 in his final season with Buffalo, Housley scored on a breakaway against the old Quebec Nordiques at Le Colisee -- with the Sabres two men short. It's the last time, and believed to be the only time in franchise history, Buffalo has scored in a 3-on-5 situation.
Housley took a pass from Scott Arniel who, oddly enough, was believed to be the darkhorse candidate for the coaching job that went to Housley on Thursday. He burned Quebec defenseman Michel Petit and then beat goaltender Scott Gordon.
Mike Ramsey also assisted on the goal, which came at 16:02 of the first period in a 5-2 Sabres victory. Benoit Hogue and Uwe Krupp were in the penalty box at the time.
Amazingly enough, there were two other Hall of Famers joining Housley on the ice for the goal and they were both caught deep in the offensive zone. Quebec's Joe Sakic was just 21 at the time and Peter Stastny (No. 26 in the video below) was 33
Check out the clip of the goal here, with a classic call from the late Ted Darling and Mike Robitaille. Note the quick cut to the Buffalo bench, featuring then-Sabres assistant and current Columbus coach John Tortorella.