Bruins get a scare as Rask leaves after taking slap shot up high

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The Boston Bruins are holding their breath on Thursday night after Tuukka Rask took a Roman Josi slap shot up high.

CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty notes that the shot “shook him up immediately” and that he was being worked on in the Bruins dressing room.

Watch video of the moment in the clip above. Also, here’s that scare in GIF form SBNation:

PHT will keep an eye out for updates regarding Rask’s condition. As you can see in places like Hockey Reference, the gap between Rask and the rest of the Bruins’ goalie options has been … large.

Update – So far, not so good. The Bruins announced that Rask is being evaluated and is unlikely to return against the Predators.

Rask left the game under his own power and said he’d be OK, according to CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty.