Next time you question a hockey player's toughness, consider this--their pads aren't nearly as thick as you'd think. Not even close.
One full week after the Blackhawks' elimination game against the Coyotes, one player is still feeling the physical pain from the matchup.
Sami Lepisto tweeted out a photo of his left leg, showing the repercussions of stopping a slap shot with your body.
Click here for the photo. Just a heads up, it's pretty gruesome.