May 14, 2012, 9:49 PM EDT
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:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
You know, we might want to bump up Elias on the list of players who don’t get enough credit.
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