NHL playoffs: Hard hits and injuries

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) skates towards Detroit Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (93), of Sweden, after he hit the boards during the third period of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference semifinal game in Detroit, Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Hockey is a notoriously violent sport, but the number of injuries during this season's Stanley Cup playoffs seems unusually high. Players have been losing teeth, getting hit in the face with pucks, and even suspended.

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