J.J. Watt shows off hockey skills in charity game

J.J. Watt’s football prowess is well-recognized across the board, but it may have been suprising when he put his talents on the ice.

The former Badger returned to University of Wisconsin for a charity hockey event on Friday night, and delighted the masses when he scored a goal against St. Louis Blues netminder Brian Elliot.

And by “scored a goal” we mean he up-ended the goalie and fellow alumnus in glorious fashion:

Watt reportedly played puck as a kid, but chose to follow the football path because hockey is so darn expensive.

However it appears that he has retained his skating skills–and could probably check an NHLer or two into the boards if he was given the opportunity.

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