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[Injury Report] Jesperi Kotkaniemi won’t travel with team after hitting his head on the ice

The sophomore forward was cartwheeled after a hit from Nikita Zadorov.

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With Jesperi Kotkaniemi trying to play the puck along the boards, he had his feet swept from underneath him by Nikita Zadorov, flipping the rookie and landing him on his head. Down on the ice for several minutes, he had to be essentially carried to the dressing room.

UPDATES: Unsurprisingly, Kotkaniemi will not be back this evening.

He will also not travel with the team to New York: