Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher was injured midway through Tuesday night’s matchup against the Carolina Hurricanes, and would not return to the game.
Brendan Gallagher ne sera pas de retour dans le match. Blessure au haut du corps.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) January 1, 2020
Brendan Gallagher will not return. Upper body injury. #GoHabsGo
Gallagher was hit by Carolina’s Jordan Stall, but his fall backwards is when the injury occurs. Gallagher loses his balance and tumbles into the path of teammate Ben Chiarot, who clips him in the head with his knee.
Just terrible luck.
Gallagher is visibly shaken up after the hit, and will surely enter concussion protocol after his head takes the blunt of the hit.
Here's Brendan Gallagher getting up and leaving the ice.— Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) January 1, 2020
Doesn't look good. No doubt going off for concussion protocol. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/hBNI97kn5y
The 27-year-old is second on the Canadiens in points with 15 goals and 32 points in 39 games.
More updates to come.
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