May 25, 2013, 7:07 PM EST
Visors might help to reduce the risk of facial injuries, yet guys like Sidney Crosby can attest that you can still take a puck to the kisser. A deflected shot (and maybe even a glove/stick at some other point?) caught Derek Stepan in the face in Game 5, yet he was back out in the opening frame on Saturday:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
Again, the “hockey is tough” motto isn’t really lost on “finesse” guys either, it seems.
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- Video: Rangers’ Lundqvist takes puck to the neck 9
- Zamboni driver arrested for DUI, allegedly cleaned ice surface while drunk 16
- Mike Richards trying to make the best of being sent to the AHL 12
- Price leads Habs past Caps with second straight shutout 9
- Report: Rob Blake would be Brendan Shanahan’s first choice to replace Dave Nonis 5
- Bettman would be ‘kicking and screaming’ before NHL jerseys have ads 27
- Comparing the records of all 30 teams in the last two months 61
- Lightning ride Paquette’s first hat trick to Atlantic lead 8
- Price wins goalie duel vs. Lundqvist as Habs edge Rangers 4