Ottawa Goalie Pascal Leclaire Injured Making First Save of Season (Satire)

November 24th, 2009 by Aaron Tom Leave a reply »
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In an unfortunate occurrence for the National Hockey League's Ottawa Senators, goaltender Pascal Leclaire was injured following an incident in which he was struck in the cheek by a puck, in a contest between the Senators and the Washington Capitals on Monday night.

The problem on the shot was Leclaire's positioning—he was on the bench, serving as a backup when the incident happened.

Though the injury could mainly be attributed to bad luck (the puck was deflected onto the Sens' bench off a player's stick during play, and headed straight for Leclaire, who was preoccupied talking to the team's trainer), and despite the potential for humor in the situation, the Sens' were not laughing.

"That figures," stated Ottawa forward Mike Fis ...

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