Anything that can happen will happen, right? If humans played hockey for long enough, someone would eventually fart a puck into the net or get a penalty for fighting themselves. The possibilities are endless and impossible to imagine. But here's one kooky scenario we now know about: a stick can find its way through the openings in not one but two skates, essentially hog-tying the player.
Jason Zucker of the Minnesota Wild found himself lying facedown on the ice Wednesday night without the use of his feet. That's because Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy's massive stick had somehow weaved itself between the two extremely small spaces between his blades and the actual boot-portion of his skates.
This is what learning to snowboard looks like, folks.
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