Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 2/2/12

Nyjer Morgan the hockey player?  Who woulda thunk it?  It is not surprising that Morgan would have the type of fire you need to succeed on the ice.  We typically only think of insane interviews or throwing a legendary fit when thinking of the Brewers outfielder, but as you can see from the video above he played some puck in his day.  Morgan skated with the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, and he even put one in the net in a one-on-one situation.  Of course the goalie was trying his hardest.

As Puck Daddy pointed out, Morgan played seven games with the WHL’s Regina Pats during the 1999-2000 season before he committed to playing baseball.  He said his biggest contributions when he played were coming off the bench and adding excitement to the game.  We can certainly see that.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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