Gotta See It: Zach Werenski’s nasty eye after taking puck to face

John Tortorella wasn’t too happy after Zach Werenski was taken out of the play by a Phil Kessel shot to the mouth that lead to the Penguins tying the game.

The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the ropes, having dropped the first three games of their Round 1 matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

They lost Game 3 in overtime on Sunday, and played the extra frame without rookie sensation Zach Werenski, whose eye had swollen shut during the intermission following the third period.

Werenski had taken a Phil Kessel wrist shot to his face in the second period. The Penguins scored while the 19-year-old was trying to skate off the ice.

He later returned wearing a full cage but was unable to participate in overtime, and he showed us all why after the game:

It capped off a busy night for Werenski, who also scored his first career playoff goal in the loss.


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