Blackhawks defenseman blocks shot, tweets grotesque leg bruise

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It’s been seven days since the Chicago Blackhawks were eliminated from the postseason by the Phoenix Coyotes, but defenseman Sami Lepisto is still feeling the pain.

Here’s what the 27-year-old Finn posted yesterday to his Twitter account:

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“This is why I shouldn’t be blocking slap shots!!” Lepisto tweeted.

Just so we’re clear, this bruise isn’t the culmination of a billion blocks or anything. NHL.com credits Lepisto with two blocked shots in three playoffs games, one of them coming in the Game 6 elimination contest against the Coyotes.

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