For hockey lovers, the fact of knowing that this sport is made for rude people, is not news. As well as the development of this during the game is a real show, for all the fans who typically attend this type of event, players know in advance that it requires great physical force and they are aware of the consequences to which they are exposed if any of their tactics fail to operate, sometimes it gets to become really violent. Hockey is a sport that needs to be developed with a defined physical balance, however the players know that this game is also about having good strategies to knock down his opponent and thus to achieve its main goal: winning the game. As an example of the above, let’s take a look at the last game of the Rangers last Saturday, which took place in the glorious Madison Square Garden, where Brendan heal of 220 pounds and Mike Knuble 230, collided one against the other on the Court. With two of the best game cards laid on ice, spectators and the people who were present at the site, they were concerned about the event. Shanahan lost consciousness, but he was assisted immediately and after spending the night learns in the Saint Vincent Hospital in Manhattan, X-ray tests showed no damage in his neck or backbone. On the other hand, Knuble took the brunt of the crash.
The player broke the orbital right and the right cheek bone, which required surgery. Because of the event Knuble will be out of alignment from the Flyers for an indefinite period. Despite the bad time and the fact that this type of accidents happen very rarely, the accident could have been worse. This is one of those inevitable situations that commented at the beginning of this article, but it is part of sport, yet when all relatives and followers can worry about this kind of inconvenience, nobody can stop hockey fever.