Video: Schmaltz exits after questionable Landeskog hit

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Tough scene for Team USA and the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, as forward Nick Schmaltz was knocked out of action early against Sweden following a big collision with Gabriel Landeskog.

Landeskog wasn’t penalized for the hit, which occurred just seconds into the preliminary round game. Schmaltz, who looked woozy in the aftermath, left the game entirely. At the time of writing, he’d yet to return.

Schmaltz, Chicago’s first-round pick in 2014, made his NHL debut this season and fared well, scoring six goals and 28 points in 61 games. He also appeared in 12 games for AHL Rockford, scoring nine points.