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Schmidt, Reaves, Fleury and Stone fail 'The Choco Challenge'

Golden Knights teammates all feel the heat from spicy chocolate

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Nate Schmidt found his salvation in a popsicle.

The Vegas Golden Knights defenseman tried everything available to him, but only the red, white and blue treat could cool him down after taking "The Choco Challenge," which is buying and eating the world's spiciest mini chocolate bar.

The candy, or should we say "candy," is produced by Fuego Box and for every box sold the company donates $5 to prostate cancer research.

The Golden Knights got their mitts on a few boxes (they are currently sold out) and tried it out.

Things... didn't go great.

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: Nate Schmidt, Marc-Andre Fleury, Mark Stone and Ryan Reavesvs. a spicy chocolate barwho will win????? 😂 pic.twitter.com/jrsMfbQtQO

Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury gave himself the hiccups and Stone also felt the burn significantly.

Forward Ryan Reaves handled it the best, saying only "It's not that bad."

It was a tough run for Schmidt, who was dreading eating the chocolate before even unwrapping it.

"This is the most uncomfortable I've ever felt," Schmidt said before making his popsicle discovery. "OK mine's going away... The popsicle works!"

With that said his three teammates quickly reached for one, even Reaves.

"Whoever decided to do this," Schmidt said with a long stare at Reaves. "I will never forgive."

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