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Connor Bedard nearly slicing Mark Scheifele's neck with his skate while falling down.
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Close Call for Connor Bedard: Narrowly Avoids Serious Skate-to-Neck Injury

Published December 28, 2023 at 4:20 PM
BY JAMES CONNELLY
     
Things were way too close for comfort last night after Connor Bedard nearly struck Mark Scheifele's neck with his skate after being tripped.

Bedard Narrowly Avoids Tragedy With Scheifele



Yesterday, Connor Bedard and Mark Scheifele had a near-fatal collision after Scheifele tripped up Bedard and Bedard's skates got horrifyingly close to Scheifele's neck.

Close call tonight as Connor Bedard's skate almost cut Mark Scheifele in the neck




Scheifele was assessed a two-minute tripping penalty on the play and luckily that was the worst thing to come out of the play for him.

Blackhawks Take Down The Jets On The Back Of Bedard



Aside from the near tragedy involving Bedard and Scheifele, the two teams played a great game. The scoring was low but both sides played excellent hockey.

Connor Bedard got things started with his 14th goal of the year picking up his own rebound. The craziest part about this goal is how his initial opportunity was a between-the-legs shot and then Bedard had the dexterity to get his stick back and tuck home the rebound.


Connor Bedard sticks with the play and buries the rebound for his 14th goal of the season!

The Jets were able to respond in the second with a goal from Morgan Barron to tie things up at one apiece.


Morgan Barron jumps into the zone with speed and ties it up at 1 for Winnipeg!

After a scoreless third period, the game headed to overtime where Connor Bedard decided to call game.


CONNOR BEDARD WINS IT FOR THE BLACKHAWKS IN OVERTIME!

With the win the Blackhawks moved to 11-22-1 and Bedard moved to 15 goals and 32 points on the season. The Blackhawks still remain at last in the Central division but this is a building block win that will help give Bedard and their goaltender some confidence.

As seen on House of Hockey - Scary Scene As Bedard Is Almost Involved In A Skate To The Neck Tragedy
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