In honour of Matt Walker’s finger, TSN looks back at those players that sacrificed their bodies for the good of their team during the 2008-09 NHL season.
After blocking a shot, Chicago Blackhawk’s Matt Walker finds his finger bent in ways it shouldn’t be. TSN gets a good replay of the incident, but the best part of all is the reaction of the two ladies behind the glass when they see Walker’s finger. You think chicks really dig scars? Best part of it all is that he taped it up and finished the game.
The NHL has suspended Ottawa Senators forward Jarkko Ruutu two games following a biting incident Tuesday night in Buffalo. Hear reactions from players and Coaches about the incident including Lindy Riff, Craig MacTavish, Jeremy Roenick and Mike Komisarek.
Jarkko Ruutu takes a bite out of Andrew Peters, this video shows a flashback from their last meeting and post game comments. Ruutu denies biting Peters hand (but not very convincingly).
Walter Gretzky visits Wayne’s winery in Vineland, Ontario along with his new Order of Canada medal.
The death of a 21-year-old hockey player defenceman Don Sanderson who died three weeks after hitting his unprotected head on the ice during a fight has renewed calls for tougher rules governing the use of helmets.
Elliot Friedman talks to the Minnesota Wilds Kurtis Foster about his leg rehabilitation on Hockey Night in Canada Saturday, December 20th, 2008.
In a continuing trend, Marion Gaborik’s skate comes up on a hit at centre ice by the boards and catches Ethan Moreau very close to the eye.
Panthers forward Richard Zednik had blood gushing from a deep cut on the right side of his neck after being struck by a teammate Olli Jokinen’s skate during the third period of Florida’s game against Buffalo.