NHL players are extreme. Intense goes up against another significance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
A valid example: Zach Werenski. The Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman made go to the face from Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel in the second time of Game 3 of their first-round arrangement. Kessel’s shot moved up Werenski’s stick and struck right below his eye.
With blood pouring on the ice, Werenski attempted to get to the seat. In any case, got worse: the Penguins, mostly playing with a man advantage, tied up the game at 3-3 on a Bryan Rust tally. The officials did not blow the whistle because the Penguins kept on having the puck.
— ColumbusBlueJackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) April 17, 2017
Werenski, the Blue Jackets’ star rookie who recorded 47 points in the regular season, likewise scored his first playoff objective in this amusement, which gave Columbus a 3-1 lead.
The 19-year-old Werenski returned to the game, because that is the thing that hockey players do, donning a full face shield. Werenski, in any case, went to the locker room amid extra time because the swelling shut his right eye, so the Blue Jackets were compelled to play with five defensemen. The Penguins won 5-4, giving them a 3-0 series lead, and Werenski took to Twitter to show off his battle scar.