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Wild goalie Kuemper leaves with injury

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Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper, bottom, lets the puck slip past for a Colorado Avalanche goal by Jamie McGinn in the first period during Game 7 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) -- Minnesota goalie Darcy Kuemper has left Game 7 of the Wild's playoff series against Colorado with an apparent injury.

Kuemper was replaced by Ilya Bryzgalov in the third period Wednesday night. The nature of the injury wasn't clear and there was no immediate announcement by the Wild.

Bryzgalov had not played since Game 2 of the series.

The Wild and Avalanche were tied at 4 after regulation.

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