Watch: Junior hockey player nearly takes his own head off

Tuesday January 13th, 2015

Alpena Flyers defenseman Mitchell Skiba has quite the penchant for picking up penalties, racking up 103 penalty minutes in 18 games. In fact, he's only had two games this season in which he didn't pick up a penalty.

Skiba's been ejected from four games this season, including a game in October where he picked up 20 minutes worth of penalties for "obscene gestures."

So you'd think he's gotten plenty of practice with exiting the ice in style. Or not.

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After getting booted from a game on Sunday, Skiba tried to smack his stick against the glass for dramatic effect. The stick got stuck and clotheslined him.

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Here's a Vine so you can watch Skiba embarass himself over and over:

- Dan Gartland

[​via Next Impulse Sports]

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