In hindsight, it was pretty ridiculous that goalies played without any sort of protection on their face for as long as they did. The goalie mask It's such a common sense piece of equipment that no sane person in the modern day game would ever dream of going without it. You would have to be a complete lunatic to even think about it.
And the gruesome aftermath…
Uh, that's not supposed to happen to a goaltender... pic.twitter.com/IS6GjbI3cJ— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) January 17, 2014
No. No that is not supposed to happen.
Johnson remained in the game.