There may not be a more scary injury in sports than when a hockey player takes a skate to the face.
Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened on Tuesday as Detroit Red Wings Brendan Perlini took a skate to the face from Henri Jokiharju of the Buffalo Sabres.
Thankfully, Perlini was able to skate off the ice with a towel held against his face.
— Ryan Hana (@RyanHanaWWP) February 12, 2020
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Our thoughts are with Brendan as he recovers from this nasty looking injury.
UPDATE: According to Fox Sports Detroit, Perlini is getting stitched up at the rink because of course, he is a hockey player.
Fox Sports Detroit is reporting Perlini getting stitched up at the rink #RedWings
— Ted Kulfan (@tkulfan) February 12, 2020