Sharks player taken off ice following big hit at Blues game

Sharks player taken off ice following big hit at Blues game

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San Jose Sharks Dan Boyle is taken from the ice by stretcher after being injured in the first period against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 15, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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by HockeyStL

UPI

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 15 at 8:07 PM

(HockeyStL) -- San Jose Sharks Dan Boyle was taken off the ice by stretcher following a big hit along the boards by the Blues' Maxim Lapierre during the first period of a game Tuesday night at the Scottrade Center.

Following the hit the Sharks went after Lapierre resulting in additional penalties.

Lapierre picked up five minute majors for checking from behind and fighting. The penalties proved costly for the Blues as the Sharks took advantage of the power play to score two goals.

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