Video Of Nick Ritchie Getting Hit By Slapshot Shows How Vital Wearing A Visor Is

During last Thursday's home win against the Belleville Bulls, Peterborough Petes star forward Nick Ritchie took a slapshot to his face, knocking the visor off his helmet. He got up uninjured, but the TV Cogeco Peterborough videowhich has already had almost 10,000 views on YouTube—shows just how vital the visor was in protecting Ritchie (Anaheim Ducks first-round pick) from serious injury. Watch for yourself..

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