I’m on record as a big fan of those on-court and on-ice projection systems proliferating throughout our nation’s arenas, but Tampa might have achieved apotheosis.
An important milestone on your inexorable march toward bleak death is the sudden realization that most professional athletes are younger than you are. To help this along, the tool below calculates the percentage of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB who are already younger than you are at this very moment.
The 23-year-old Flyers winger is uninjured after crashing into a truck, a tree, and finally a telephone pole in an accident in his native Czech Republic this morning.
While not entirely car-related, it's entirely amazing to watch a Zamboni fail on center ice during an intermission ice sweep at an NHL game, ain't it? And yes folks, that's transmission fluid, not blood. So fear not all you loyal fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins — the Penguin did not get caught underneath. [Deadspin]