Hockey reporting can be dangerous as shown by TV analyst Brian Engblom, who needed stitches after a puck hit him in the head.
Hockey reporting can be dangerous as shown by TV analyst Brian Engblom.
A former NHL defeseman, Engblom is likely used to getting popped by the errant puck so it was no big deal for him to continue the rest of the game. A Harry Potter-like scar and some stitches later, Engblom looked like a player.
He's not the first sideline broadcaster to require stitches during a game, and at least one member of the brotherhood welcomed him with open arms: