UPDATE (9:20 p.m. ET): The Boston Bruins provided an update on goalie Tuukka Rask’s status after he was hit up high by a Nashville Predators shot.
ORIGINAL STORY: Tuukka Rask’s start Thursday night was over before the end of the first period of the Boston Bruins’ game in Nashville against the Predators.
The Bruins goalieÂ had to leave the game after being hit up high near the neck area on a Predators’ shot on goal with 7:11 remaining in the frame.
You can see the scary-looking playÂ in the video below.
Rask skated off the ice withÂ B’s athletic trainerÂ Don DelNegro and immediately went down the tunnel.
Bruins backup goalie Zane McIntyre took over in net.
Thumbnail photo viaÂ Jeff Curry/USA TODAY Sports Images