As they say before every NHL game, fans must be aware that pucks can leave the ice surface at any time during play.
From reader Chris:
Marion Gaborik’s girlfriend took a puck in the face tonight. She was sitting behind (and one section to the right) of the Kings bench. We saw the puck deflect into the crowd in a hurry. A friend of mine saw a woman leave and said she got hit near the eye. Bleeding.
Gaborik and Surovcova both posted about her injury on social media … in a frankly adorable way:
— Marian Gaborik (@MGaborik12) February 2, 2017
As for Surovcova, she feels she’s official now:
Hopefully she’s feeling fine, and the NHL has avoided another ‘Ulf Samuelsson meets Janet Jones’ situation:
MORE FROM YAHOO SPORTS