Just call him Ice T. Chicago native and '80s TV icon Mr. T scored a winner on his third try in the Blackhawks' "Score From Center Ice" challenge...
Just call him Ice T.
Chicago native and ’80s TV icon Mr. T scored a winner on his third try in the Blackhawks’ “Score From Center Ice” challenge, sliding a puck into one of three slots in a target covering the goal during the second intermission of Tuesday’s game against Calgary.
Pity the fool who had to follow that act.
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