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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask leaves NHL game with concussion after hard collision

New York Rangers center Filip Chytil(72)hits Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask(40 )as he ratings an objective, beside Charlie McAvoy(73 )throughout the very first duration of an NHL hockey video game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Boston. Rask left the video game with a concussion after the objective. (Associated Press)

The Boston Bruins lost to the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night in Boston, however losing goalie Tuukka Rask to a concussion might have injured the Bruins more.

Rask needed to leave the video game throughout the very first duration, when a tough check in front of the Boston web by Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy sent out Rangers center Filip Chytil flying into the goaltender after Chytil had actually put the puck into the internet to connect the video game at 1-1.

The hit knocked Rask onto his back, where he stayed for a number of minutes prior to being assisted to the Bruins ’ bench and ultimately to the locker space.

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The seriousness of Rask ’ s injury was not instantly understood, however it came as Boston was heading into a stretch of 10 day of rests, as the NHL reaches its All-Star break. If Rask is quickly cleared to return to action, he may miss out on just a couple of video games, if any.

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask(40)is addressed by medical workers as his colleagues search after taking a struck on an objective by New York Rangers center Filip Chytil throughout the very first duration of an NHL hockey video game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Boston.(Associated Press )

Rask had actually begun the video game connected with Cecil “ Tiny ” Thompson for the majority of wins by a Boston goaltender, with 252.

Jaroslav Halak got in the video game for Boston after Rask left.

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Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask(40)&is assisted off the ice after taking a struck on an objective by New York Rangers center Filip Chytil throughout the very first duration of an NHL hockey video game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Boston.(Associated Press)

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As for the outcome, New York ’ s Mika Zibanejad scored 2 objectives and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 27 conserves to end up being No. 6 on the NHL’s profession wins list.

Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand scored for the Bruins.

The Associated Press added to this story.