Ryan O'Byrne set for return
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The stubbly beard of Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan O'Byrne conceals the pinkish cut that required 100 stitches to close.
Attempts to, anyway.
The whiskers can't fully hide the severe wound.
O'Byrne was caught flush in the face by the sharp skate of Edmonton's Taylor Hall early in a game two weeks ago, causing a gash that begins just above the left side of his mouth and snakes downward from there.
He needed 30 stitches on the outside of his ...
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