Sport Danault stretchered off ice after taking Chara slap shot to head

05:55  14 january  2018
05:55  14 january  2018 Source:   theScore

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Phillip Danault exits Bruins-Canadiens game after getting hit by slap shot . Phillip Danault is stretchered off the ice after he was hit in the head by a puck on a shot by Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara during second period.

Phillip Danault has been taken off the ice via stretcher after taking a slaphot off the helmet from Zdeno Chara . Really scary moment. Phillip Danault barely moved after taking the puck to the head . pic.twitter.com/6ELvdk6DqD.

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A scary scene developed late in the second period of Saturday's game between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens.

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara fired a slap shot that struck Canadiens center Phillip Danault in the side of the head.

Danault dropped to the ice, and was eventually stretchered off after a lengthy examination and deliberation by team doctors. The incident occurred with 1:37 left in the frame. Players were sent off for an early intermission.

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A scary scene unfolded in Montreal on Saturday night when Canadiens forward Phillip Danault took a slap shot to the head from the stick of Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara . Danault was eventually stretchered off after the tense scene.

MONTREAL -- Canadiens center Phillip Danault has been stretchered off the ice after he was hit in the head by a slap shot from Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara . The team said he was taken to the hospital with a head injury for further examination.

Chara, it should be noted, waited by Danault's side as he was being tended to and offered a quiet word as he was leaving the ice.

Jim Hughson of "Hockey Night in Canada" reported Chara's shot was measured at 123 kilometers per hour - or 76.4 mph.

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