Broken leg? There's no broken legs in the playoffs!
Hal Gill has had quite a year. A trade from Montreal to Nashville, a new two-year contract with the Predators, and surgery on his leg. Oh, and that playoff series against the Coyotes? He did that on a broken leg. The leg that ended up needing surgery. Yes, you can actually play hockey on a broken leg if you load it up with enough anesthetic. It also helps if you’re a badass, which Hal Gill apparently is.
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NHL teams do a lot of stupid stuff during intermissions, from tricycle racing to sumo wrestling in fat suits and beyond. “Beyond” includes human bowling, or in the case of the Nashville Predators the “human hockey puck.”
It was in rehearsal where it happened – Adam Davis, or “Intern Adam” was placed on a sled and whipped at huge bowling pins, which he missed entirely before breaking his ankle on the end boards. He was then transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he had screws put in said ankle.
And now he’s suing them for $25,000 to cover the cost of his medical bills from the incident.
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I seriously don’t know what to say.
Today I got an email that simply said “Ya’ll tell Shea to suck on this ditty!”, with the sign-off “-Curly.” The email address is from one “Curly Clump.”
Now, before you listen to this song – IT IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK.
I was torn about running it or not, because the language is just so, so terrible, but in the end, it was just too entertaining to not post.
SO AGAIN, IF YOU’RE EASILY OFFENDED, JUST DON’T LISTEN. Problem, solved.
It’s called “Hey, ‘Ol Shea,” and it’s a fine piece of country music. Apparently not everyone in Smashville was impressed with Shea signing an offer sheet somewhere else.