The Anaheim Ducks and the Colorado Avalanche couldn’t finish the second period of their game on Thursday night.
It was a pane in the glass.
Defenseman Eric Gelinas of the Avalanche smacked a shot off the glass behind the Ducks’ goal, leaving a significant crack in it. The referees blew play dead, and thus began a comical delay as the Honda Center crew attempted to fix it.
The players stood on the ice, chins on sticks, waiting to play. The goalies attempted to stay flexible.
The arena workers couldn’t get the broken glass out. After they finally did, they needed to have a new piece of glass cut to fit the space behind the goal.
— Kyle Keefe (@kylekeefetv) January 20, 2017
The on-ice officials finally decided to send the players to the dressing rooms and proceed under Rule 77.3, which states that “if a delay takes place with more than five minutes remaining in theRead More »from Ducks vs. Avalanche game majorly delayed by broken glass