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Hamilton, Svechnikov celebrate National Napping Day by pranking Foegele

Hurricanes among the NHL teams to commemorate unofficial holiday

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov taught Warren Foegele a valuable lesson: Always keep your head on a swivel, even while sleeping.

The Carolina Hurricanes commemorated National Napping Day by posting a video of Hamilton and Svechnikov taping up Foegele's phone while napping on the team bus recently.

Tweet from @NHLCanes: Enjoy #NationalNappingDay, but also stay woke 😂

The Hurricanes may have pulled off the best napping-day prank, but the Pittsburgh Penguins also celebrated the day with a prank. Pittsburgh posted a picture of broadcaster Dan Potash's head covered with shaving cream after he fell asleep on a recent flight.

Tweet from @penguins: It's #NationalNappingDay and we're here to remind you never to nap on the team plane. Right, Potash?

But National Napping Day isn't just about pranks. The Chicago Blackhawks used the day to poll their locker room in an effort to find out which team member sleeps the most.

Tweet from @NHLBlackhawks: Which Blackhawk is grumpiest after a pregame nap? We went straight to the source!Pick (On) A Teammate is back for #NationalNappingDay 

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