Capitals winger Devante Smith-Pelly took a puck to the face during morning practice ahead of Game 4 on Monday. During his interview following practice he was dripping blood from his injury.
Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly was accidentally hit by a shot from teammate Andre Burakovsky during the morning skate before Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, sending him off the ice to get a cut on his face sealed up. That cut opened up while Smith-Pelly was speaking with the media…
— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) June 4, 2018
— Tyler Cobb (@TylerKCobb) June 4, 2018
Pucks to the face never slow a true hockey guy down. Not only will he play, he’ll meet all of his media obligations, even if he’s bleeding.