Video

Canadiens' Dale Weise cut in face by skate

Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise left in the second period on Saturday after taking a skate to the face against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Forward leaves game vs. Leafs, returns

The Montreal forward is cut open after taking Nazem Kadri's skate to the face. 2:15

A trail of blood drops shadowed Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise as he made his way off the ice Saturday night. 

The good news? He was able to leave under his own power. 

The bad news? He would require several stitches to repair a nasty gash he sustained after taking a skate to the face in the second period against the Maple Leafs. 

Weise and Nazem Kadri got tangled up while pursuing the puck in the second period of Montreal's 4-3 overtime win, and Kadri's skate caught Weise as he slid into the end boards. He would leave and later return to the game.

Watch the incident by clicking above and tell us what you think. 

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.