Teddy Bear Toss no easy task for students at Cornell hockey game

Sunday December 7th, 2014

It's a great tradition every year around hockey during the holidays: thousands of teddy bears go flying over the glass and onto the ice as a part of Teddy Bear Tosses, often sent to charities to give to young children.

One bear on Saturday night had some issues getting over the glass. 

After Denver and Cornell finished their non-conference matchup at Lynah Rink in Ithaca, N.Y., a 3-1 win for the visiting Pioneers, Big Red fans threw stuffed animals onto the ice. Over in the student section, an over-sized bear began making its way toward down for launch.

Or, attempted launch:

(Here's how it looked from the student section)

After almost two minutes of being stuck on the glass, the bear finally made it to the next leg of his journey to a good home.

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