Breaking Up With Your Girlfriend Before The Playoffs Start Is Not Ideal For An NHL Player

David Hookstead | Contributor

Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson’s first playoff game is tonight, but it’s already not off to a great start.

Thompson recently split from his reality television star girlfriend Christina El Moussa, and getting broken up with shortly before having to play for the Stanley Cup is not an ideal situation. (SLIDESHOW: Prepare For The NHL Playoffs With Paulina Gretzky’s Greatest Instagram Posts)

It’s even worse when you consider the fact Moussa is about to hit Maui for vacation, according to a recent Instagram post.

Well, the quickest way to get over this break up would be to hoist the Stanley Cup above your head. We’ll all get our first glance at how Thompson will bounce back when he plays tonight against the Calgary Flames. (SLIDESHOW: 12 TIMES SPORTS PUNDIT KRISTINE LEAHY LOOKED ABSOLUTELY STUNNING)

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