NHL playoffs: Hard hits and injuries

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

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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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