During Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Penguins and the Blue Jackets, Columbus' 19-year old defenseman Zach Werenski took a puck to the eye.
Play wasn't stopped, and Pittsburgh scored:
The former Wolverine went to the locker room for treatment and returned shortly after:
Werenski is back in the game after taking a puck to the face. The brutal aftermath: pic.twitter.com/pAU1YMAQg0— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) April 17, 2017
Playoff hockey... pic.twitter.com/4GNoLYVECu— Zach Werenski (@ZachWerenski) April 17, 2017
Yep, hockey players are tough.
The Penguins went on to win in overtime and lead the series 3 games to none.
(H/T - For The Win)