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Brian Clough, Nottingham Forest's legendary manager, was accused of taking a pounds 50,000 backhander as part of the Teddy Sheringham transfer between the two clubs.
Worcester found some energy late in the second period and nearly tied it on Lucia's backhander from the slot.
They're funny shots, and you don't get a lot of practice against them even in practice, and he got off a pretty good shot," Thomas said of backhanders.
The drivers, who have been stranded for five days, have been faced with demands for backhanders from guards on the border between Poland and Belarus, a former Russian state.
With nine seconds left in the second period, Horton had two great short-handed chances right in front of Miller - a forehand that missed the net, and a backhander that the Buffalo goalie gobbled up.
At that point, the Devils had scored twice on seven shots, but Davis' shot - a bad-angle backhander that went through goalie Alex Stalock's skates - was the last one to go in.
Palffy had a chance to win it with 1:40 left in overtime, but his backhander missed.
In it, Reginald Backhander, the evil chairman of City, creates his own team of twisted doubles to win the FA Cup.
Smith got the puck at his blue line and moved around defenseman Matt Lashoff before finding the top corner of the net with a quick backhander.
Niedermayer joined the line of Adam Oates and Petr Sykora - who scored his team-leading 26th goal of the season and 400th career point - Oates centered a pass to Sykora, who put a backhander past Thibault for his 50th point of the season.
At 2:43, Blodgett netted a backhander near the left post past Bernardian goalie Jamie Roy.
He made a nice move and beat Salo with a backhander for his first career shorthanded goal.
If Enda Kenny can bring back the honesty into politics and rid us of the backhander, then he should be given the chance.
Bernard's a 1-0 lead at 3:13 by sneaking a backhander between Casey's pads.