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William Shatner really likes Kevin Shattenkirk’s name for obvious reasons

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Sci-fi meets hockey jokes.

Here are the facts of this post: the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks on national TV on Wednesday. Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the shootout winner.

Now, I'm going to present a tweet to you, sent after the game from actor William Shatner, and we'll see how long it takes you to get the joke being made there.

Ready ... set ... go:

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Ah, you get it! His last name is Shatner and he once played Captain Kirk on Star Trek. And the guy's name is Shattenkirk. Congratulations, it took you only a minute less than it took me to get the joke. Thanks for stopping by. Please leave your times in the comments.