J.J. Watt Shows Off Hockey Skills, Scores on Blues Goalie at Charity Game

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistJune 27, 2015


J.J. Watt is just a beast. We know he dominates at defensive end for the Houston Texans, but on Friday night, he showed he can handle himself on the ice, too.

At a charity game hosted by his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, Watt, who grew up playing hockey, showed off some smooth skating before rocketing a shot past St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott, a fellow former Badger.

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Granted, Elliott was clearly not playing actual defense and took a dive out of the way—which the fans loved. But how many NFL players look this comfortable with a hockey stick in their hands?