Capitals center Jay Beagle found a way to get a hockey stick stuck in his equipment on two separate occasions in Thursday’s game against the Penguins. The first was a remarkable fluke; the second was a beneficial one.

In the second period, Kris Letang’s stick got lodged in Beagle’s helmet as the two battled for the puck. Beagle looked like a disoriented deer as he skated back to the bench:

Beagle’s second encounter with a stick benefitted the Capitals. Phil Kessel was called for a tripping penalty in the third period after his stick got caught in Beagle’s skate:

Good job helping your team, Jay, even if you didn’t have to actually do anything but be present.