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Sharks' Logan Couture Posts Cringe-Worthy Photo After Taking Puck To The Mouth

The San Jose Sharks forward took a puck to the mouth earlier this year, and the damage is quite ghastly.

Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates after scoring a goal against Matt Murray #30 of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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On March 25, San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture took a nasty puck to the mouth in a game against the Nashville Predators, knocking out multiple teeth and costing him the remainder of the regular season.

While the 28-year-old Couture made it back in time for the NHL playoffs, he went to Instagram to show everyone the physical damage that followed the incident.

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If you are squeamish, look away because it is one ghastly photo. However, if you want prroof that hockey players are the toughest athletes in sports, you may continue.

A face only my mother could love

A post shared by Logan Couture (@loganc89) on

Ouch. Couture did wear a full protective cage in his return, but ditched it a few games into the playoff series—typical of a badass hockey player.

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Amazingly, Couture was able to score two goals in Game 4’s 7-0 victory, though the Sharks were eventually eliminated in six games.

Sure, the season is over for Couture, but I’m sure the fans appreciate the man's toughness.

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