NBCSN broadcaster Brian Engblom got stitches after being hit by puck

Monday March 30th, 2015

Hockey reporting can be dangerous as shown by TV analyst Brian Engblom. 

NBCSN’s color man took a puck to the forehead near the end of the second period while reporting between the benches for Sunday’s matchup between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins

Screengrab via NBCSN

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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:

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