The big story yesterday was that of Ron Maclean saving some people from drowning while having lunch with Don Cherry. It was a truly miraculous story given that Maclean’s vision had to be much less sharp than usual, given Cherry’s typical attire.
At any rate, I did some research, and found that this incident is just one of many instances of unexpected heroism from the sport of hockey.
Matt Bradley saved Alex Ovechkin from almost certain destruction at the hands of Steve Downie. Ovechkin left a leg out and collided with Downie knee to knee. This ensued later.
Of course, this was followed by the NHL saving Ovechkin from certain suspension, given the general frowning upon of knee to knee hits in the NHL.
Sports betting was seemingly a trend of the past, with Pete Rose stepping away and Tim Donaghy being indicted. That is of course until our good pal Rick Tocchet stepped in and filled the void.
Steve Yzerman rescued the fans of the Tampa Bay Lightning. No explanation needed.
Vinny Lecavalier unselfishly has saved the careers of every major NHL media outlet on the planet by constantly volunteering for
In a very under-publicized act of heroism, Kyle Wellwood saves a struggling food industry from total failure. Unbeknownst to everyone, the food industry was almost overtaken by the organic diet movement. Luckily for everyone, (most notably fast food) Wellwood stepped up and took
several one for the team.
Brian Burke has already saved the career of either Taylor Hall, or Tyler Seguin, and pretty much every potential early first rounder by trading away every first round pick the Leafs will ever have, ensuring that they will play for a contender.
In a complete effort of community outreach, the Montreal Canadiens protected both the law enforcement and construction industries in Montreal by putting together an
embarrassing riot causing hell breaking inspiring playoff run.