VIDEO: Nate Thompson's visor shatters after it's hit by puck
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nate Thompson experienced what had to be a terrifying moment on Saturday night, when he was hit by a Mike Green slap shot that ended up shattering his visor.
Warning: There's a lot of blood on the video. So if you don't like blood, you might not want to watch it.
Amazingly, Thompson was able to return to the game not long after ended up playing a total of seven shifts. He did not play a single shift over the final 30 minutes of the game, however.
The Lightning ended up losing in overtime 6-5 after erasing a 5-1 deficit.
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