Palin's Carpet Burns Blues Goalie

St. Louis slumps to 4-0 loss after Palin's puck drop carpet trips up Legace
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 25, 2008 3:30 AM CDT

(Newser) – St. Louis Blues goalie Manny Legace is sitting out tonight's game with a hip injury after a brush with politics, the AP reports. The team rolled a carpet out onto the ice for Sarah Palin to drop a ceremonial puck before last night's Kings game and Legace, the first player onto the ice, tripped right over it. The Blues lost 4-0 but Legace says he won't penalize Palin by holding a grudge.
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