The Daily 5: Freak injuries

Updated: December 11, 2008, 12:21 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

Our thoughts are with future Hall of Famer Joe Sakic as he recovers from his latest setback. But his freak injury gave us the idea of listing other strange injuries that have happened to hockey players. There have been many, but these are the ones we picked:

1. Wade Belak, October 2005: The Toronto Maple Leafs tough guy missed a game after a spider bite made his ankle swell up so badly he couldn't fit his skate on. Seriously. Weeks later, Ottawa Senators tough guy Brian McGrattan would ...

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