Zemgus Girgensons spears Alexander Burmistrov in the groin at worlds (Video)

Greg Wyshynski

Good to see the traditions of the Stanley Cup Playoffs have carried over to the IIHF world championship in Minsk. And by that we mean unconscionable nut-shotting.

Here’s Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons of Latvia, spearing Winnipeg Jets’ exile Alexander Burmistrov off the faceoff in their game on Saturday.

Yikes … right in the Rubles.

Milan Lucic appreciates you waiting unti he looked away, 'Z' ...

Girgensons was given a 5-minute major and a game misconduct. Russia won the game, 4-1.