Ott tries to get a 'lick' on former Stars teammate
APR 12, 2013 10:01p ET
But when the two faced off against each other as opponents on Thursday night, we saw a glimpse of just how close they get on the ice.
Ott, now a center for the Buffalo Sabres, has always been known as one of the best agitators in the NHL. And on Thursday night, he might have taken things just a little too far.
Hockey Night in Canada cameras had a tight shot on the faces of Ott and Halpern, who now plays for the Montreal Canadians, as the two were at center ice for a face-off.
Ott made an odd movement towards Halpern's face and, upon a slow motion replay, it appeared Ott tried to lick Halpern on the face.
Players are always looking to get an edge on the draw, but as one of the announcers put it best...that's just creepy.