Connor Bedard Goes Viral For Sticking Up For Injured Teammate

Published November 17, 2023 at 12:46
Connor Bedard is well known for his offensive skills but is recently going viral for standing up for an injured teammate.

Bedard Steps in When Kurashev Gets Borded From Behind

During the Blackhawks-Lightning game, a scary hit from Mikhail Sergachev sent Blackhawks player Philipp Kurashev head-first into the boards. The dangerous and borderline dirty hit drew a crowd from the Blackhawks.

Leading the charge for the Blackhawks was rookie phenom Connor Bedard, showing that he is more than just an offensive player. Bedard was the first to confront Sergachev before the larger crowd drew in, which was pretty gutsy for the 18-year-old.

Connor Bedard comes to the defense of Philipp Kurashev, who is boarded by Mikhail Sergachev. #Blackhawks

Bedard Is Impressing All Over The Ice in His Rookie Season

Bedard is living up to all of the hype he received leading up to the season. He has 9 goals and 4 assists for 13 points in 14 games. He has broken several records for the youngest player to hit certain scoring milestones. He has even earned high praise from the Great One, Wayne Gretzky.

Wayne Gretzky on Connor Bedard: «He might even be better than we thought.» 😳🤯 #Blackhawks

The speed, the shot by Connor Bedard 😮‍💨

There's no question that the Chicago Blackhawks have found their centrepiece for the rebuild into the future. It will be up to them to find the pieces to surround Bedard with in the future.
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Connor Bedard Goes Viral For Sticking Up For Injured Teammate

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