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NHL Linesman Brian Murphy gets sent crashing into the bench.

Wrong place at the wrong time.

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On the best of days the National Hockey League officials have one of the toughest jobs in sports, but they can be even more difficult when they inadvertently become part of the action. 

On Monday night during a game between the Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks, linesman Brian Murphy was sent crashing into the Flames bench after he was bumped during a collision between two opposing players right next two him.

While Muprhy didn't appear injured on the play he did see ma bit rattled, tripping over his own feet just moments after being bumped into the bench.