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Vancouver Canucks superstar Daniel Sedin — and his twin brother Henrik — generally are not considered tough guys by NHL standards. But simply being a hockey player requires a certain level of manliness that is unparallelled in pro sports. Exhibit A: During the second period of Monday’s tilt against the Los Angeles Kings, Sedin was […]The post Daniel Sedin takes high stick to the face, calmly extracts tooth loosened by hit (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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Vancouver Canucks star Daniel Sedin generally isn’t considered “tough” by hockey standards, but those standards have been set outrageously high over the years. Exhibit A: Sedin took a high stick to the mouth from a Kings player last night, did not lose his footing, then proceeded to casually pull out the tooth and show it to the referees before skating off the ice and not missing...
Via Pro Hockey Talk's James O'Brien, we're starting to see this on a regular basis, and this time it's Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin who takes a high stick and offers evidence to the referee in toothy form:
I know that mouthguards (or "mouthgards," depending on how one spells the word [see also: doughnut vs. donut]) only provide limited...
Ouch! L.A. Kings forward Jake Muzzin received a double-minor for high-sticking Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin in the mouth. That has to hurt? But he's a hockey players so he has to be tough right? Oh Daniel Sedin had a nice smile right? Sedin would return to the game.
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