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"I JUST PUKED MY GUTS OUT!" - Nail Yakupov

If any of you are familiar with extreme physical exertion, you know that there is a point you reach where all of a sudden your eyes try to touch each other through your nose, your stomach scrunches up and your head feels awfully light. Your body’s natural reaction to this of course is void any and all contents inside. I’ve been there, you’ve probably been there and 18 year olds trying to get an NHL job were just there yesterday.

Backhand Shelf’s very own Rob Pizzo got the low-down on upchucking at the NHL Combine. We implore you to take a look — it has gotten rave reviews thus far!
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I genuinely feel bad for this woman, I do. If you don’t cover a sport routinely, calling the highlights can be hard, especially live. But still…don’t you give the names/pronounciations/general-things-to-say a double-check before you go on-air?

Anze Kopidor? Brad Doty? The ball? “Doesn’t matter who’s playing at Staples, there are celebrities around…”


(Stick-tap to @mirtle and @NHLAdamK)