A Hockey Player Got His Throat Slashed By A Skate

Odds are you missed Sunday’s KHL game between Slovan and Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk, and that’s probably because you were busy doing anything else.

But according to Yahoo! Sports, one of the players on the ice lived through every hockey player’s worst nightmare when an opponent’s skate slashed his throat, sending him racing to the sideline to stop the bleeding.

A Hockey Player Got His Throat Slashed By A Skate


Remarkably, Yugra head coach Pavel Yezovskikh said forward Vitaly Sitnikov would be “fine” after going though surgery to get “everything sewn up.” Ladislav Nagy’s skate somehow managed to miss all major arteries, and Sitnikov is slated to miss just tomorrow’s game for now.

In a related story, Russian hockey players and coaches’ last names are nightmares, and spell checker doesn’t seem to care too much for them either.

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