Hockey injury of the millennium

“He had an unfortunate incident with, uh, a pop tart which burned his hand, believe it or not, so he was ‘oat with second-degree burns…I guess he burnt it and, uh, I guess he let it there, he kept it in there too long &, uh, the jelly came ‘oat &, um, burned his hand…like, the burns were pretty legit, like, I saw them with, like, they put him out for, what, like, a good week.”
–Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) coach Todd Nelson re: injured winger Gilbert Brule, interviewed on Edmonton’s Team 1260 Nation Radio, 1/8/2012

A terrible irony for a hockey player already named after a baked good.

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