It’s painful enough to get checked by one NHL player, especially a guy as big as Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. Things only escalate when more than two bodies get involved.
That’s what happened on Thursday when Wilson and Brooks Laich caught New Jersey Devils defenseman Eric Gelinas with a “sandwich” hit, ranking as one of the least enjoyable sandwiches to experience:
On the bright side, the early word is that Gelinas appears OK. Apparently this isn’t the only time Wilson has been involved in a mismatched mash, either: