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Hockey Announcer's Intense Close Call with a Game Puck Is Quite a Lot

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Hockey commentator Pierre McGuire was on the job at the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game at Ohio's Nationwide Arena on Monday night when he encountered a game puck launched at full speed in closer proximity than, perhaps, ever before.
As caught on camera by the film crew, McGuire's head was inches from a puck that went cruising through his reporting area at the edge of the ice. The NBC sports analyst was posted up between the two teams' benches, just off the rink and - terrifyingly - within shooting distance for the players. (Not, of course, that they would be aiming...
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