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Blackwood gets face full of liquid after cap malfunction at Devils bench

Goalie's water bottle fails him during loss to Flames

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Blackwood's bottle explodes

NJD@CGY: Blackwood's water bottle erupts in his face

Mackenzie Blackwood heads to the bench for a drink, but gets more than he bargained for as the cap accidentally comes off

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Mackenzie Blackwood's water bottle failed him Tuesday.

The New Jersey Devils goalie was getting a drink when the cap for his bottle popped off, leaving his face all wet in the second period of their game against the Calgary Flames.

Center Blake Coleman stopped chatting with his teammate on the Devils bench to watch Blackwood's mishap, seemingly in disbelief.

Unfortunately for Blackwood the bottle failure was an omen. He and the Devils allowed six third-period goals in their 9-4 loss.

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