P.K. Subban’s Kind Gesture Ends with Puck Accidentally Striking Baby

February 23rd, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban is known for his kindness off the ice, but one of those gestures took an unfortunate turn Sunday.

According to Jordan Heck of Sporting News, Subban accidentally hit a one-month-old baby in the head while tossing pucks to fans at the Bell Centre in Montreal during an open practice Sunday. Heck passed along a Facebook post (in French) from the mother, who said her baby suffered a concussion from the blow and was taken to Montreal Children's Hospital.

Heck noted the baby is expected to make a full recovery.

The team visited the baby Monday, and Heck shared a quote from Donald Beauchamp, the Canadiens' vice president of communications, (via a translation of TVA Nouvelles): "Members of the organization went to meet the family on Monday morning. The players feel quite involved in an event like this. Whenever possible, they always try to be cautious when launching a puck into the stands."

While this one did not turn out as planned, this isn't the first time Subban has made headlines for an act of kindness. In September, Montreal Children's Hospital announced the ...

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