Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/16/14

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Chris Pronger #20 of the Philadelphia Flyers and Todd Bertuzzi #44 of the Detroit Red Wings skate in warmups prior to preseason action at the Wachovia Center on September 22, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
I don't know if we're gonna find a video of the play, but Todd Bertuzzi took a stick to the eye on a follow-through by Stars forward Jamie Benn. The refs called what is not but should be a double minor for high sticking as follow-throughs are exempt from penalties--though Kris Draper was nearly blinded by Paul Kariya on a similar play. As Wings fans' collective breath was being held waiting for news on Bertuzzi because he dropped his gloves and went off bleeding, we can all exhale now, per MLive's Ansar Khan. Bertuzzi back on ice for warmup at start of third. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) January 30, 2013 Fox Sports Detroit's Larry Murphy says that Bertuzzi has cuts both above and below the eye, and he's got quite the shiner going, but he's okay. Squinting a bit on the bench, but okay.
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