Why The NHL Will Kick The NBA’s Ass This Season

The Players Play
Seeing athletes earn millions of dollars for wearing suits on the sidelines while nursing hurt feelings isn’t exactly great PR for the NBA — especially when compared to the NHL. Trt has legendary tales of endurance and toughness, and yet every year there’s a new addition to the legend. Last season, it was Chicago’s Duncan Keith, who took a puck to the mouth during a Stanley Cup playoff game and lost seven teeth — one of which lodged in the back of his throat. Yet he barely missed a shift because, well, it was a Stanley Cup playoff game. Yeah, Steve Nash seemingly always plays banged up … but then again, the guy is Canadian.