Tim Peel loses edge, takes out and injures Pittsburgh’s David Warsofsky (Video)

The popular youth novels Tim Peel’s A Series of Unfortunate Events just added another book to the collection.

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman David Warsofsky was skating backwards into the Pittsburgh zone when he was unexpectedly taken out by a body barreling into the neutral zone. The body in question was that of tequila aficionado and NHL referee, Tim Peel.



Warsofsky was helped off the ice by teammates and went directly down the tunnel. After the game, Jenn Menendez reported:


Should Warsofsky be injured for any length of time, the Penguins will once against have to look to their depth at defense, which was thinned out with the trade of Adam Clendening to Anaheim late Friday night.

If this had been any other referee, we’d still post it, but holy cow, Tim. Could he be any more cursed? In game judgement aside, this is just another weird moment in the career of Peel.

s/t @HockeyWebCast