Midway through the second period of Friday night's game between the Anaheim Ducks and the San Jose Sharks, Ducks' winger Jason Blake got tangled up with Sharks' defenseman Brent Burns while trying to win a loose puck on a faceoff.
Blake fell in front of Burns, and, as Burns stepped towards the puck, he accidentally brought his skate down on Blake's forearm, slicing it open. The cut was "severe", according to Ducks' coach Randy Carlyle. Take a look for yourself:
See below for a scary photo of the incident as well. Blake was taken to hospital for emergency surgery immediately, according to Helene Elliott:
[...] Blake was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange and was scheduled to undergo surgery Friday night after suffering what was described as a severe cut on his left forearm late in the team's 1-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks at Honda Center.
Blake, 38, was injured almost midway through the final period of the Ducks' home opener. He was taken out of the arena on a special stre...