Michael Del Zotto truly is a wonderful teammate.
Sure, the Vancouver Canucks defenseman has just one goal, 11 assists and is a minus-16 through 41 games, but it’s the little things that count — like being your team’s part-time dentist.
Del Zotto showcased his value during Vancouver’s 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leaves on Saturday. At one point during the game, fellow defenseman Chris Tanev took a puck off the face, resulting in the loss of multiple teeth.
Here’s the play:
Now take a look at Del Zotto, who skated over and picked up Tanev’s missing teeth:
Have you ever seen anything more hockey than that? No, you haven’t.
Actually, that time Joe Thornton lost a chunk of his beard during a fight was pretty great, too.
Thumbnail photo via John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY Sports Images
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