The St. Louis Blues helped close out the outdoor ice rink at Busch Stadium by holding a skills competition and a celebrity game on Sunday afternoon. Goaltender Carter Hutton had one last unique idea before the Blues said goodbye to Busch, using the batting cage to help him warm up.
So we found a great use for the batting cages. pic.twitter.com/Wxeg7qEVF6
— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) January 8, 2017
Hutton is just having some fun. but that’s actually pretty good practice. Granted, a puck and a baseball are totally different, but the speed in which the baseballs are coming in is probably pretty comparable to a solid slapper.
Of course, this scene instantly comes to mind: