Jiri Hudler did what most people want to do when they are wearing uncomfortable shoes at a formal event.
He took them off.
So what if he was at the NHL awards show on Wednesday night? The Calgary Flames forward won the Lady Byng Trophy — given for sportsmanship and gentlemanly play — and went on stage to accept it.
"I have no shoes on ... I'm sorry," Hudler said. "...Vegas, what a place."
Montreal's Carey Price may have owned the stage with his four trophy wins — including the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player and the Vezina Trophy, given to the NHL's top goaltender — but Hudler had the speech of...