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.