Hockey and politics mix

While President Obama honored the Boston Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup-winning team, Sen. John Kerry showed off two black eyes and a swollen nose. More on this here. This is the second time in recent memory that a politician has gotten hurt playing ice hockey.

President Barack Obama honors the 2010-2011Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins hockey team, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., points to his eyes as he speaks with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, right, as they wait for President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan 23, 2012, for a ceremony where the president honored the 2010-2011 Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins hockey team. Sen. Kerry suffered a broken nose in a recent hockey game. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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