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Tucker Poolman, a defenseman for the Winnipeg Jets, blocked a shot with his face against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday. Poolman’s teammate, Andrew Copp, shot a video in which Poolman revealed the right side of his face to be scabbed and heavily swollen (via TMZ):
Here’s a screengrab of Poolman’s reveal; the right side of his face is significantly larger than the left:
If for some reason you’re dying to see it, here’s the video of Poolman blocking the shot with his face from Tuesday night:
Poolman, by the way, returned to the game after his face was stitched up. If this happened to me, I think you could expect me to step away from blogging until like next Memorial Day. If not longer.