Ahahahahahaha, yes, YES. The first (right?) case of Hockey Swine Flu.
Denver Post, via P. Diddy:
After the Avalanche morning skate today at Rexall Place, Colorado coach Joe Sacco confirmed that backup goalie Peter Budaj, who missed his scheduled first start of the season last Friday because of illness, has been diagnosed with swine flu, or the H1N1 virus.
The entire NHL will now turn into pigs. Clever man that he is, Ilya will miss Peak Pig Metamorphoses.
Yeah, it's a slow day here at TBC LLC HQ. But this offers yet another excuse to play this thing.