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Vellucci hit by puck, gets six staples in head

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Mike Vellucci. -- WBS PENGUINS

Head coaches aren't immune to the injury bug in the Penguins' system.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton head coach Mike Vellucci was struck in the back of the head by a puck midway through the second period of Sunday's game against Binghamton:

Vellucci immediately went down the tunnel and returned to the bench for the start of the third period.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Penguins shared a look at the damage: Six staples in the back of Vellucci's head:

Ouch.

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