I was talking to one of our trainers, just chatting. It hit me like a baseball bat. It hurt quite a bit and then I was kind of dazed for a while.
That’s Ottawa Senator goalie Pascal Leclaire describing what it feels like to get hit in the face with a hockey puck while sitting on the bench. The puck ricocheted off the glass behind the player’s bench en route to breaking his cheek. He’s out of action 4 weeks.