Found May 24, 2013 on
After being voted the direst player in the NFL, it only seems fitting the DT for the Detroit Lions would find a welcoming home amongst hockey fans.
While the Red Wings take a 3-1 lead over the Blackhawks, Ndamukong Suh is seen holding a giant octopus- itâ€™s a Red Wings tradition to throw the octopus on the ice during home playoff games.
Suh also rode shotgun on the Zamboni, while entertaining fans.
This is the side of Suh that most fans wish they saw come football season.
BEST OF MAXIM
ICE ICE BABY
Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh showed his support for the Red Wings during Thursday night's playoff game at the Joe Louis Arena. Suh wore a Red Wings jersey and rode on the Zamboni at the Joe Louis Arena during the second intermission, waving a towel as the crowd chanted his name. Suh also learned about the Legend of the Octopus first hand, as he took a picture...
It's not often that you get to see an NFL defensive lineman on a zamboni but back on Thursday, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got that chance.
During a stoppage of play in game four of the Western Conference Semifinals between Detroit Red Wings/Chicago Blackhawks, Suh got his chance to the ride the ice smoothing device:
"I'd keep away from Zamboni Suh...
In between periods at Detroit Red Wings games, fans are selected to ride the Zamboni as the ice is resurfaced. Â At game four of the Red Wings-Chicago Blackhawks series, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was selected to ride the Zamboni. Â Personally Iâ€™m surprised that he was able to fit on the seat, heâ€™s easily the biggest Zamboni rider in the history of Joe Louisâ€...
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh learned the Red Wings tradition "Legend of the Octopus."
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh attended Game 4 of the Red Wings/Blackhawks series with fellow LionsÂ Matthew Stafford, Kris Durham and Shaun Chapas. Â During the second intermission, Suh got a ride on the Zamboni while wearing his Pavel DatSUHk jersey. Â Get it?!
He looked a nervous at first, but finally got the towel goingâ€¦