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01/22/2016 11:34 am ET

Hockey Player Takes Shot To The Groin So Hard His Cup Breaks

This looks so excruciatingly painful.

Shots to the groin in sports can be hilarious as long as a player, official or coach doesn't actually get seriously injured.

Well, Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks was very close to being part a non-funny groin shot on Thursday night.

In the second period of the Oilers' 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars, Hendricks got in front of a Alex Goligoski slap shot. As you can see, the forward immediately feels the effects of the hit.

Ow.

OWWWWWWWWWW.

 

:(

 

Although Hendricks was in obvious pain, he tweeted a picture of his broken cup after the game, suggesting that the injury could have been much worse.

 Always wear the appropriate protective gear, kids.

 

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