Hockey games feature—among other things—sharp blades and exposed necks, and every so often they collide. Last night Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto fell over while trying to dig the puck out of the corner. Avalanche forward Daniel Brière tried to step over him, but managed to clip Del Zotto's neck with his skate while doing so.

Of course, Del Zotto's a hockey dude, and since the cut wasn't deep enough to be life-threatening, he got some stitches and returned to the game. Today he posted pre- and post-stitches pictures of his neck, and they're not pretty. If you're the squeamish sort, I suggest you stop scrolling right now.

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