Screengrab via NBCSN

Hockey reporting can be dangerous as shown by TV analyst Brian Engblom, who needed stitches after a puck hit him in the head. 

By SI.com Staff
March 29, 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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