Tuukka Rask Injury: Bruins Goalie Leaves Vs. Blue Jackets After Hit To Head


Jan 14, 2020

UPDATE (8:05 p.m. ET):: Tuukka Rask has been ruled out for the remainder of Tuesday’s game, the team announced.

ORIGINAL STORY: Just over a minute into Tuesday’s game, Tuukka Rask left with an injury.

The Boston Bruins netminder was on the receiving end of a hit to the head from Columbus Blue Jackets forward Emil Bemstrom at Nationwide Arena.

Bemstrom was skating through Rask’s crease after getting pushed from behind by Brandon Carlo when his left fist caught the back of Rask’s head. The goalie then went to the ground and clearly was in pain before heading to the locker room,

(You can watch the play here)

Jaroslav Halak took over for Rask at 1:12 in the period.

Thumbnail photo via Eric Bolte/USA TODAY Sports Images
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