Texans J.J. Watt blasts slapshot in Wisconsin charity game (Video)

Texans J.J. Watt blasts slapshot in Wisconsin charity game (Video)

How amazing, yet terrifying (for players), would it have been to see all 6-foot-5, 289-pounds of J.J. Watt barreling down NHL ice? For Wisconsin hockey fans, they got a glimpse of 'what could have been' at the Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic.

Former NHL'er Geoffrion was ready to take a penalty shot against St. Louis Blues netminder Brian Elliott when it was announced a 'loophole in the rule book' allowed a substitute to take the shot. SAY WHAA? More like... SAY WATT?! (I'll show myself out.)

Out skated Watt wearing his number 99 jersey (fun fact: also the sweater number of Wayne Gretzky.) He kicks the puck to his stick, skates, stops above the hash marks and fires a slapper on net.

Looks like Watt's skating is a little rusty, but he's got a shot that goalies are scared of. Or fake scared of. Watch Elliott barrel roll out of the way like a boss...

Watt grew up with Wisconsin Badgers hockey and saw himself there one day.

He'd get to Madison, but as a football player. When Watt was 13-years-old, he made a decision to stop playing hockey and devote his time to football. It was a move that's worked out well for the Houston Texans star defensive end.

Maybe when his football career is over, he can come back to hockey. There's got to be a GM out there crazy enough to take him on as a project.

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