Kevin Shattenkirk leaves game

Updated: December 28, 2010, 12:46 AM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Colorado Avalanche defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk left the game late in the second period after taking a puck to the face in Monday night's game with the Detroit Red Wings.

Shattenkirk was hit above the right eyebrow on a slap shot by Detroit's Kris Draper with 2:08 left in the second period. Shattenkirk remained on the ice for several minutes before skating off the ice with the help of a trainer and holding a towel over his face. He went directly into the locker room.


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