Hockey skate to the face

Who got a skate in the face?

Johnny Boychuk

What happened Johnny Boychuk?

The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday that defenseman Johnny Boychuk ‘s career is over due to an eye injury that he suffered during the 2019-20 season. The 36-year-old Boychuk still has two years remaining on his contract that carries a salary cap hit of $6 million per season.

How many stitches did Boychuk get?

90 stitches

Is Johnny Boychuk playing for the Islanders?

The New York Islanders will not have Johnny Boychuk in the lineup this season, as the veteran defenseman’s playing career has come to an end. Though he is likely not actually retiring thanks to the two years (and $8MM) left on his contract, the serious eye injury that he suffered this season will force him off the ice.

Is Johnny Boychuk injured?

The 36-year-old Boychuk is retiring from the game, due to the eye injury he suffered during the 2019-20 season. The Islanders announced the news on Wednesday. Boychuk suffered the injury — the second injury to his eye — in early March, when the skate of Montreal’s Artturi Lehkonen hit his face.

How old is Johnny Boychuk?

36 years (January 19, 1984)

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