Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

MONTREAL- NOVEMBER 28: Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals skates with the puck during the NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 28, 2009 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Capitals defeated the Canadiens 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green went flying headfirst into the Capitals bench after missing the check on his intended target during the first period of Monday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers. Green skated full speed towards Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu against the boards, but Joensuu sidestepped the check attempt, causing Green to fly head over heels into the bench. Green appeared to be fine afterwards, aside from his bruised ego. Video via NHL. H/T FTW. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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