Everyone knows to beware Shea Weber's slap shot. There's little one can do when it's on the way.
Weber's booming shot caught Brendan Gallagher on the hand Wednesday night, forcing the Montreal Canadiens forward from his team's overtime victory. There's no word yet on the severity of Gallagher's injury, but he's just the latest victim on Weber's hit list.
On Thursday morning, Habs Eyes on the Prize's Marc Dumont pointed out that someone's been keeping a list of "Weber Shot Victims" on Reddit.
Here it is:
- March 25, 2009 - David Legwand broken cheekbone
- March 28, 2009 - Martin Erat broken leg
- Dec. 14, 2009 - Jordin Tootoo broken foot
- Feb. 23, 2010 - Germany's net
- April 7, 2010 - Patric Hornqvist
- Oct. 30, 2010 - Chris Osgood damaged mask
- Feb. 5, 2014 - David Poile injured eye
- Feb. 15, 2014 - Patrice Bergeron shot to the gut
- March 10, 2014 - Cody Ceci head injury
- Aug. 21, 2014 - Rink's boards
- Nov. 28, 2014 - Matt Hendricks knee
- Feb. 12, 2015 - Tyler Myers injured knee
- (Unconfirmed) Feb. 21, 2015 - Knocked out girl's wisdom teeth
- Jan. 26, 2016 - Eric Nystrom broken foot
- March 2, 2016 - Kari Lehtonen groin
- April 19, 2016 - Frederik Andersen mask
- May 2, 2016 - Marc-Edouard Vlasic's forehead
- Oct. 24, 2016 - Brayden Schenn's stick
- Nov. 13, 2016 - Max Pacioretty's face
- Jan. 3, 2017 - Pacioretty's leg
- Jan. 4, 2017 - Gallagher's hand
There are links to videos and/or GIFs of each of these incidents on Reddit. Enjoy.