Chicago Blackhawk Sami Lepisto blocked a shot last week.
A week later he tweets a pic of the hematoma and LAF grabs: “This is why I shouldn’t be blocking slap shots!!"
Which looks a heckuvalot...
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THERE WILL BE BLOOD
Chicago has been out of the Stanley Cup chase for over a week, but defenseman Sami Lepisto is still seeing and feeling the effects of the postseason.
What this picture tells me is that all the padding a hockey player wears on their legs literally prevents them from shattering a knee. A lot of people think taking a slap shot off the leg during a hockey game doesn’t hurt because of the padding, but I’m pretty sure the photo above contradicts that line of thinking. Blackhawks defenseman Sami Lepisto took a puck to the inside...
It takes some serious intestinal fortitude to step in front of an NHL slap shot. Blackhawks defenseman Sami Lepisto is living proof of why. Lepisto apparently stepped in front of a slap shot during Chicago's first-round playoff series against Phoenix and lived to tell about it. Unfortunately, he also came away with a giant souvenir. The gutsy blue liner tweeted a photo on Monday...
Chicago defenseman Sami Lepisto took a slapshot to the leg last week, and he was kind enough to show the world via Twitter what a 90+mph hit puck can do to your leg. We appreciate the P.S.A. but we could have done with a proper warning before checking this out over breakfast.
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“Out of gas...
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