Dominik Hašek was a unique goaltender that rose to popularity with the Buffalo Sabres after being drafted by Chicago. He was extremely flexible and athletic, and extremely reactionary often moving to stop pucks in unconventional ways. Speaking to this point, he stated:
""They say I am unorthodox, I flop around the ice like some kind of fish. I say, who cares as long as I stop the puck?""