Canucks’ Michael Del Zotto Picks Up Teammate’s Teeth — Because Hockey

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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