Let’s all say it together: “Hockey goalies are tough.”
Marc-Andre Fleury experienced a busy first period even before he was getting patched up. Those repairs were needed when Ben Lovejoy accidentally high-sticked his own goalie, which managed to get under his mask and cut him up.
Fleury missed a little bit of time getting repairs, forcing Jeff Zatkoff to make three saves.
Pittsburgh’s workhorse seemed fine, essentially laughing it off … while bleeding.
Yes, that’s hockey.
Video is likely to come.
Montreal’s goalie Mike Condon stood out himself, even if he didn’t get wounded.