Dion Phaneuf landed a brutal and highly illegal hit on Kevan Miller late in the third period of Sunday’s Leafs game against the Bruins, but he did manage to flatten somebody with a clean hit earlier in the game.
Unfortunately for Phaneuf, that somebody was Phil Kessel, his own teammate.
Phaneuf and Kessel combined for this hilarious blooper during a second period line change in Toronto during the Bruins 5-2 win. It’s hard to know what exactly went wrong here considering Kessel has his head up and directed towards Phaneuf the whole time, but sometimes it’s impossible to explain Maple Leafs hockey.
And here’s the collision set to the Benny Hill theme song: