Hockey has earned a reputation as a brutal sport. Considering the fact that hockey is the only sport in which the players are actually allowed to fight one another, it's easy to see where hockey earns its reputation.
The physical nature of the game along with the size and strength of the men who play it makes hockey a dangerous. With danger comes a fair amount of blood shed.
If blood bothers you, this slideshow is honestly not for you. Some of the videos and pictures are tough to stomach, to say the least.