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VIDEO: New York Rangers Defender Kevin Klein Loses A Piece Of His Ear Before Scoring Winner

VIDEO: New York Rangers Defender Kevin Klein Loses A Piece Of His Ear Before Scoring Winner

New York Rangers defender Kevin Klein recovered from a grisly ear gash to become the hero on Monday night.

Klein took a high stick from Pittsburgh Penguins forward Zach Sill in the first period of the Rangers’ 4-3 overtime win, a play for which Sill was given a four-minute minor penalty.

Klein stayed in the game and scored the overtime winner with just over a minute remaining in the extra frame, hitting a new career high with his sixth goal of the season.

Head coach Alain Vigneault said afterward that part of Klein’s ear had to be reattached.

And here’s a video of the incident from Monday’s game.

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