Rangers-Devils Gave Us A Unique Example Of A “Penalty Box Fail”

  • Eric Goldschein

Mankind has invented electricity, written beautiful poetry, sent people into space, figured out the Earth revolves around the Sun, created instantaneous communication, and done a whole bunch of other incredible things. Now, watch a bunch of humans get defeated by a penalty box door.

Madison Square Garden, you’re supposed to be the World’s Most Famous Arena. What are you doing with a penalty box door that won’t even open? Game 2 of the Rangers-Devils series was ground to a startling halt when Travis Zajac couldn’t get off the ice. This is some combination of hilarious, sad and perplexing:

The door was eventually opened. And the Devils won, 3-2.