Canucks misspell rookie goalie Arturs Silovs jersey name bar in his first NHL game

Talk about spoiling the kid's NHL debut.


In case you missed the news earlier today, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko suffered a slight injury at his team's game day skate. As a result, veteran Braden Holtby got the start tonight against the Ottawa Senators and the team recalled rookie Arturs Silovs from the taxi squad.

But here's the problem... the team misspelled Silovs name both on the official game sheet and on his jersey... in his first career taste of NHL action.

Check this out:

Cmon... now.

I get that it's not a common name, but to me that's all the more reason to make sure you get it right.