Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 12/6/11

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 30: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on during the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 30, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
During the third period of the Bruins win over the Penguins on Monday night, a scary collision took place. As Penguins center Evgeni Malkin avoided a hit from Bruins defensemen Zdeno Chara, Malkin attempted to cut back but skated right into a head-on collision from left winger and a cage-wearing Daniel Paille. The result? A little Paille to the face. There was no penalty on the ugly play, and rightly so as it appears to be an accident. Fortunately, Malkin returned to play shortly thereafter. Watch the whole thing go down in the video below. Video and screenshot via Yahoo.

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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