Wait. What? Say that again?
That might just be, of all the headlines I've ever written, my all-time favourite.
In what will surely be one of the more memorable stories of the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Quebec skip Félix Asselin led his team to an 10-9 win over New Brunswick on Thursday afternoon at the Stratford Rotary Complex in Stratford, Ontario.
He did it a few hours after injuring himself - badly - in a ping-pong mishap.
According to the story on Curling Canada's website, Asselin dislocated his shoulder while playing ping-pong at the team's hotel, on Wednesday night. That was either one really heavy ping-pong ball that hit him or one hell of a wicked smash he was attempting.
“I’ve been playing (table tennis) every single day since we got here, and I was playing like I usually do,” Asselin told Curling Canada's Al Cameron. “Somehow it just happened. I went for a forehand and somehow it popped out.”
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