The Detroit Red Wings came into this season without a clear-cut number one goalie.
As you can see in the video at the top of the page, Howard was knocked out of Sunday’s 4-1 loss to Dallas after taking Jason Spezza‘s knee to the head in the third period.
Hemsky appears to make contact with Ericsson’s head while leaping off the ice.
A bloodied Ericsson took exception to the hit and was given the only penalty on the play.
Dallas has now won three games in a row and six of their last seven. They are off to their best start in franchise history.
Gustav Nyquist scored Detroit’s only goal.