Girl struck in face by puck at Flyers game

A young girl was struck in the face by a puck during the first

period of the Philadelphia Flyers’ 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators

on Monday night.

Within minutes, the girl’s father carried her out of the arena.

She was taken to a hospital and received several stitches. The

Flyers didn’t provide any other information.

She was injured when a long pass from a Senators player was

deflected over the glass and hit her as she sat a few rows back.

While play was stopped, Philadelphia defenseman Sean O’Donnell

brought a rag over from the bench as medical crews attended to


The game was stopped for a few minutes.