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Any asshole can play hockey, but the delightful Minnesotan sport of BROOMBALL is for TRUE ICEBOYS.

Yes, for the final installment of the Deadspin Snow Idiots trilogy, we’re broomin’ up. What is broomball, you ask? Well, it’s like hockey, only you wear shoes instead of skates. And instead of a puck, there’s a ball. And instead of a stick, you toodle around on the ice carrying a broom. It’s like Quidditch, only not for losers. Also, there is beer. There is always beer.


Now you may ask, “Hey Drew, isn’t this kind of stupid? Won’t you fall a lot?” The answers to that are no and yes. Yes, we fell. But no, we are not dumb. We are now gods of the rink. Our cool broomball jerseys say so. Also, the video kinda makes it look like I scored even though that’s actually me failing to prevent a goal. Whatever. BROOMBOYS UNITE.

Special thanks to Jesse Dickson and Aaron Skemp

Drew Magary is a Deadspin columnist and columnist for GEN magazine. You can buy Drew's second novel, The Hike, through here.

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