That ice can be slippery… even for an experienced official like NHL linesman Brian Mach.

The eagle-eyed crew over at Russian Machine Never Breaks caught a minor gaffe during a penalty call in Saturday’s Capitals game. ¬†As referee Tim Peel announces the call, watch linesmen Brian Mach lose an edge along the center line.

Mach goes down (via RMNB

Mach goes down (via RMNB)

Mach goes down (via RMNB)

Mach goes down (via RMNB)

For a guy who makes his career watching lines, you’d think he’d be used to not tripping over them.

 

(GIFs via RussianMachineNeverBreaks.com)