Joni Pitkanen suffers apparent injury
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday night's game against Washington early with an apparent leg injury.
Pitkanen did not return after he left with 1:57 left in the second period. Coach Kirk Muller did not know the extent of the injury, which he said was either an ankle or heel.
Pitkanen was hurt when he raced down the ice while trying to beat an icing call and went hard into the boards with the Capitals' Troy Brouwer near him.
He was on ...
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