PHOTO: This is what can happen when you block a shot

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan O'Byrne was credited with two blocked shots during their 3-2 loss in San Jose on Tuesday night.

One of those shots turned his knee into a giant ball of pain.

And then he Tweeted it.

So you want to play in the NHL? This is what can happen. The Avalanche haven't announced any sort of injury for O'Byrne, other than what appears to be a lot of swelling.

Don't worry, folks. Doctors can help with the knee pain and rebuild it if necessary.

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Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

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