We’ve all seen the heart on display from Gregory Campbell in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guy blocks an Evgeni Malkin slapshot on the penalty-kill – breaks his right leg as a result – gets up, and continues to kill the penalty for another minute.
Yes you read that right. He played on for over a minute with a broken leg. Not a bruise, or a sprain – a broken right fibula. He does this on a thin piece of metal – he does this despite blinding pain – he does it because he wants to win and he doesn’t want to let his teammates down.
Welcome to Stanley Cup Folklore Gregory Campbell – your guts became the inspiration for the Bruins Game 3 double OT win – and resulting strangle-hold 3-0 series lead over the Penguins. Here’s a few Friday videos to get you pumped-up for your Stanley Cup Playoff weekend:
All heart and then some:
And for those of us in Europe that don’t get to see HNIC as much as we’d like – no broadcaster does it better than this:
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