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).