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by Paul on 01/14/11 at 10:49 PM ET
via Ansar Khan of Mlive,
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard was injured with 7:17 to play in the first period Friday in Columbus and has left the game.
Howard was shaken up following a shot by Derick Brassard and needed some assistance getting off the ice.
He had been replaced by Joey MacDonald.
Howard was on his knees and took a shot that either hit him in the inside of his knee, inner thigh or perhaps his hand.
added 7:56pm, Lidstrom after the first period thought Howard got hit by a shot, but now doesn’t know what happened.
added 8:02pm, Multiple reports state bruised knee. You folks buying that?
added 8:48pm, video of the injury is below
added 9:35pm, Holmstrom out with right wrist/hand injury. Happened with about 8 minutes left in the 3rd period.
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