Phil Kessel and David Booth got into a shoving match during today's Maple Leafs' practice. The brouhaha didn't escalate to punches, however, and teammates separated the two players.
When last we checked in with the Canucks winger, he had freed the Kootenays from the terrible reign of the Goatbeast. Booth's offseason activities this year swing to the other end of the spectrum—that of the mind and of the soul.
Some NHL players are spending their lockout in European leagues. Canucks winger David Booth? Well, he killed that.
In a sport where players and fans prize bonecrushing hits, everyone pretends to be surprised when one of those hits sends someone to the hospital. Let the hand wringing commence.