It was Veterans Appreciation Night for the Dallas Stars’ home game against the San Jose Sharks on Monday night. The Stars went all out in their honorary methods, having a former Navy Seal and his K9 descend from the roof of the building.
— Jeff K (@jeffk_stars) March 21, 2017
This has to mark one of the few occasions in which a dog has made an appearance on the ice in the proximity of an NHL game. There was no word on whether or not he’s available to play on the team’s third defensive pairing, but odds are he would be an elite chaser of the puck to earn icing.