(Ed. Note: The column formerly known as the Puck Daddy Power Rankings. Ryan Lambert takes a look at some of the biggest issues and stories in the NHL, and counts them down.)
8. “The Sedins are soft!”
So Daniel Sedin got hit in the mouth by a puck on Monday night, knocked out a few teeth, looked extremely gruesome on the bench.
And then he comes back and scores a goal? This is the Paul Kariya Got Knocked Out Then Went And Scored Six Minutes After Returning To The Game of early January losses to the Arizona Coyotes.
The fact that there are still people in this league who would dare say the Sedins are soft tells you an awful lot about how people view this sport (stupidly) and what they think gives you the qualities you need to be a hockey player (being a non-Quebec Canadian).
I went to a college game the other night and I swear to god there was a roughly 60-year-old guy with a neon yellow sign that said something like, “Soccer players fake injuries, hockey players play through them.”Read More »from The Sedins, being Steve Yzerman and All-Star John Scott (Puck Daddy Countdown)