In case you missed it last night, the Arizona Coyotes managed a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on home ice. The game was broadcasted in Canada on Sportsnet and in the USA on TNT and, honestly, if you haven't tuned into an NHL on TNT broadcast yet this season, you're doing yourself a serious disservice.
The TNT broadcasts are an absolute breath of fresh air after 10 stale years of watching the NHL on NBC. To me, CBC and Hockey Night in Canada will always be the gold standard for hockey broadcasts, but I have to admit that I'm a big fan of what TNT is doing so far as the league's newest broadcast partner.
TNT's studio analysts Paul "BizNasty" Bissonnette, Wayne Gretzky, Rick Tocchet and Anson Carter are an absolute treat to watch, mostly because it's clear that they don't take themselves too seriously.
Case in point: Biz, Tocc, Carter and host Liam McHugh put on a quick clinic on how to break a hockey stick in frustration and... well.. let's just say that things didn't go exactly as planned for Biz.
Check it out:
Ouch... walk it off, Biz! Play through the pain! You've got a pay check to collect on Friday!