Video: Caps’ Orpik shakes off skate to face

A skate to the face didn’t keep Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik off the ice for very often in Game 4 against the New York Islanders.

Teammate John Carlson’s blade accidentally clipped Orpik’s cheek, it seems, as you can see from this painful-looking moment:

File this one under “Hockey players are tough,” though, as he’s slated to return in the second period.

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