Reporting from between the benches has its risks. Occasionally, you can find yourself caught in a war of words between coaches. Claude Giroux might break your watch. And, of course, your bird's eye view of the action means that there is always the threat that a puck will strike you in on around said bird's eye.
That's what happened to MSG's John Giannone late in the second period of Thursday night's match between the New York Islanders and New York Rangers, when a Mark Staal attempt dump-in left the playing area and hit Giannone's face area: