Andrew Shaw took a puck to the face during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins on Monday, and he received stitches for the injury so he could later return to the game.
Bruins winger Shawn Thornton stole a puck from Shaw with about four minutes left in the first period and the Bruins up 1-0. Thornton then attempted a shot from just inside the blue line, but his puck deflected and ran up Shaw’s stick, hitting the Blackhawks center in the eye/face.
You can see a slow-motion replay of the puck creeping up the stick in this GIF:
Shaw went down to the ice and began bleeding. He received some stitches on two places on his face — one on his right cheek and the other by the corner of his right eye:
GIF via GuyismGoogle+