Calgary Flames winger James Neal lost a few teeth after taking a high stick to the mouth during loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
The players and referees used sticks and a puck to collect Neal’s teeth as he received some medical attention.
Neal was seen later showing off his new toothless smile.
James Neal = #HockeyGuy + 😄 #Flames #CGYvsVAN pic.twitter.com/IOA2VYZfiK
— Sportsnet 960 (@Sportsnet960) February 10, 2019
Hopefully he wasn’t expecting any sympathy from his teammates or coaches. Because he isn’t going to be getting any.
Flames coach Bill Peters told reporters after the game, “That’s why there are dentists, right?”
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