Tuukka Rask left the Bruins' game against the Blue Jackets in Columbus on Tuesday night only a minute and 12 seconds into the game when he took an elbow to the head from the Jackets' Emil Bemstrom.
No penalty was called on the play.
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Rask went to the quiet room where he was checked for a concussion and Jaroslav Halak, who allowed six goals on Monday night in Boston's 6-5 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, replaced him. Coach Bruce Cassidy said after the game that Rask did indeed have a concussion.
Rask also had a concussion last January in the final game before the All-Star break.
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