A.B. The latest water-cooler conversation at my office was based on who is tougher: hockey or basketball players? I thought it was a joke when I first butted in. It wasn’t. Immediately referencing the likes of Mike Richter playing goalie with a broken finger, every battle on hockeyfights.com & the basic comparison of hockey being a contact sport – the basketball die-hards started to get quiet. The conversation then evolved into “who would win in a street fight,” to which I shook my head at and walked away.
But going back to the first “argument” I find these tweets sum up what every hockey fan has been trying to explain to every basketball numskull on the planet.
The NHL’ers have spoken: