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Video: Patrik Elias shakes off puck to the face

May 14, 2012, 9:49 PM EDT

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File this was in the warehouse of clips known as “hockey players are tough.” New Jersey Devils lifer Patrik Elias wears a face shield but a deflected puck caught him underneath it, right in the nose. Elias was clearly bloodied yet he might not have even missed a shift. Check out video of that painful moment below:

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You know, we might want to bump up Elias on the list of players who don’t get enough credit.

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