You ever fall while walking home from the bar and realize it’s all going down as it’s happening? Everything goes into slow-mo and you’re there like “ohhh fuck, this is gunna suck. Thiisss is gunna suck.” I feel like that’s what went through Stone’s mind right here.
“Okay, got the puck now where’s the blu-
Oh shit, is that Dustin?
This is gunna suuuuucc-
Stone immediately left the game under his own power but managed to return within the same period so kudos to him. If I took this hit I would probably crawl into bed and never get out, I think I hurt my knee just watching this if we’re being honest. Good on Buff for a beautifully executed [and clean] hit, and good on Stone for returning like a true player of hockey.
connor is Barstool Sports’ Chief players of hockey Correspondent