‘It’s the high college meme of the 12 months’: Hockey participant taking part in viral slip and fall


Legends are made at the Minnesota high school hockey event. The likes of John Mayasich, Dave Spehar, Grant Besse, and Kyle Rau have all shined on the biggest stage, and on Friday, a brand new call joined the listing of legends.

Jon Bell, a pinnacle line defenseman for the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders, has long gone viral after he slipped and fell on the ice in the course of pregame participant introductions at Xcel Energy Center.

Bell fast got as many cheers from the gang and stick faucets from teammates. He then proceeded to assist Cathedral beat East Grand Forks 6-2 for a gap in Saturday’s Class A country championship sport.

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The postgame Q&A went like this, in keeping with Bring Me The News’ Declan Goff.

Reporter: “What took place pregame?”

Bell: “All I can say approximately this is it’s the excessive faculty meme of the yr.”

Reporter: “Do you are going viral proper now?”

Bell: “Yes, I even have approximately 60 texts ready on me.”

Handled like a MD. Not horrific for a child who’s a sophomore in high faculty.

Bell has been exquisite thru games within the tourney.

He changed into a plus-two with an assist in a win over North Branch inside the quarterfinals, and his shot from the proper point got via site visitors and become tipped in to give his crew a 3-1 lead inside the first period East Grand Forks.

Bell additionally placed a large hit on an opponent that caught some interest at some point in the quarterfinal sport.

Bell might be a meme to reckon with proper now, but he will be a name to observe in high college hockey for another couple of years.