Matthew Tkachuk played Game Four of the Stanley Cup Final with a broken sternum and had to be dressed by Panthers teammates
The Vegas Golden Knights took home the 2023 Stanley Cup on Tuesday night. That means that no competitive advantage remains to be gained and all of the playoff injury horror stories can now be made public.
Perhaps the biggest of all those stories pertains to Florida Panthers superstar Matthew Tkachuk. Tkachuk played sparingly in Florida’s Game Four loss to Vegas and missed Game Five altogether and now we know why.
He had a broken freakin’ sternum.