Video evidence of Saturday’s unluckiest sports fan

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If you want to witness an unfortunate fan accident that’s probably less likely than someone getting hit by lightning, Saturday’s Colorado Avalanche – Detroit Red Wings game provided such a moment.

Avalanche defenseman Francois Beauchemin was attempting to make a clear passing, only the puck went through a hole in the glass designed for a camera and hit a fan.

Actually, allow a moment for proper emphasis: the puck went through a hole in the glass designed for a camera and hit a fan. That’s better.

For what it’s worth, Beauchemin tried to make that unlucky fan’s afternoon a little better:

Here’s hoping we just witnessed the unluckiest fan of the day (and that said fan ends up OK).