Referees and linesmen are athletes, too.

Check out the hand-eye coordination on linesman Brad Kovachik as he catches a puck off the glass.



“You just have to keep doing what you’re doing – keep your head in the game,” Kovachik told the Fort Erie Times this postseason.

Watching that puck carom – with a one-handed catch, now there’s a man with his head in the game.
(stick-tap to Reddit’s r/hockey)