Posted 25 November 2013 - 06:49 PM
You can get the wind knocked out of you if you get hit in the upper back though. Granted it doesn't look like the puck hit him in the upper back.
Also, the windpipe is located in the neck. Getting struck there will knock one loopy. Also, pinch a nerve and one could lose the functionality of their voice box.
So long and thanks for all the fish.
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