One of the biggest upsets in pro sports history happened in 1982. It became dubbed the Miracle on Manchester as the mediocre Los Angeles Kings upset Wayne Gretzky and the high flying Edmonton Oilers. While you expect names like Marcel Dionne, Dave Taylor or Charlie Simmer to lead the way in such a feat, it was many of the Kings foot soldiers who stepped up their play to cause the upset. The foot soldier who stepped up the most in that series was Daryl Evans.
Unthinkably, the Oilers blew a 5-0 second intermission lead and the Kings made a third period come back to force sudden death overtime. Cue Daryl Evans, and cue the following YouTube video footage:
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