Nursey’s used to getting
hit on the ice. He’s a d-man, it’s basically his job to take hits and dole them out.
Getting hit by a person and getting hit by a puck, though, are two very, very
First of all, you tend to
realize when you’ve been hit by a person–it’s pretty hard to miss. Hockey
players are pretty big; when they slam into you, you notice. But at least
they’re only usually moving twenty miles an hour, tops.
Pucks, on the other hand, can fly around eighty miles an hour.