Boy's $50K in doubt after amazing hockey shot
An 11-year-old Minnesota boy may get $50,000 for an incredible hockey shot.
Nate Smith, of Owatonna, walked on the ice for a shot at a very small hole as part of a raffle last week.
His 89-foot, wobbly shot went right through, which was barely wider than the puck.
"I was, like, shocked," Nate said.
"It was like a one-in-a-million chance," Nate told CBS affiliate KEYC-TV in Mankato, Minn.
But -- the name on the raffle ticket drawn was Nick Smith, Nate's identical twin.
"The next day," says their father, Pat Smith, "I called back and said it was really Nate who made the shot. We thought honesty was the best policy, and we wanted to set a good example for our kids."
The fate of the prize money is in the hands of the carrier that put up insurance involving the shot, JEYC says.
If the Smiths get the money, they says they would donate some to the kids' school and save the rest toward their college educations.
"Early Show" news anchor Jeff Glor also had the story Monday. To see his report, and the remarkable shot, click on the video at the top of this story.
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