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BREAKING: First Period Ends Early Following Scary Incident On the Ice

Published December 23, 2023 at 8:36 PM

As the first period was winding down, Sean Kuraly of the Blue Jackets found himself in a rough spot after colliding with two Maple Leafs players.

Things took a turn for the worse when he took a direct hit from a puck to the chest, leading to an abrupt end to the period as he was quickly escorted off the ice for medical attention.

The game came to a halt when Kuraly was injured, prompting officials to call an early end to the period while paramedics attended to him.

Later updates from the Blue Jackets reassured fans that Kuraly was in stable condition, with his exit and treatment being purely precautionary measures.

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