The 24-year-old Del Zotto immediately skated towards his bench before heading for the dressing room, where he received approximately 20 stitches to close the opening, according to CSN Philly.
“I’ve taken a few skates before so I know the feeling,” Del Zotto told CSN Philly after the game.
According to an official statement released by the prince's secretary on Tuesday, the palace said the treatment of the 35-year-old American this past week had crossed the line.
"Some of this has been very public — the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments," the statement reads, regarding the treatment of Markle."Some of it has been hidden from the public — the nightly legal battles to keep defamatory stories out of papers; her mother having to struggle past photographers in order to get to her front door; the attempts of reporters and photographers to gain illegal entry to her home and the calls to police that followed; the substantial bribes offered by papers to her ex-boyfriend; the bombardment of nearly every friend, co-worker, and loved one in her life."News of the rumoured relationship between the Toronto-based "Suits" actress and the 32-year-old prince first became public in late October.
The 26-year-old defenseman injured his left wrist in a game against the Devils on Feb.
13, underwent surgery a week later and missed the rest of the regular season and playoff series against the Capitals.
On his next shift, Del Zotto ripped a slap shot that was blocked by a swarm of players in front of the net. Del Zotto, who was appearing for the first time in nine games (healthy scratch), was tripped up heading into the boards before Briere's caught him while attempting to step over him. It sounds weird to say, but it’s nothing out of the ordinary I guess for me. During Wednesday night’s game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Colorado Avalanche, Flyers defenceman Michael Del Zotto suffered a serious neck gash after being cut by Danny Briere’s skate early in the first period.It’s that more often than not it happens when he’s grinding against a willing body and he’s feeling drunk on both alcohol and adrenaline, so it’s easy to just slide his lips over someone else’s skin and breathe in their scent, getting caught up in the sensations.Beer pong is already going, so Tyler wanders off to find Marchy.