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Avalanche G Darcy Kuemper exits game with possible head injury

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Jan 17, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) is tended to by head athletic trainer Matt Sokolowski after a play in the second period against the Minnesota Wild at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 17, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) is tended to by head athletic trainer Matt Sokolowski after a play in the second period against the Minnesota Wild at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper has left Monday’s game against the Minnesota Wild with a possible head injury.

Kuemper left the game after getting hit up high by Jordan Greenway midway through the second period. He was looked at by a trainer and initially stayed in the game but left on the order of the NHL’s concussion spotter.

Pavel Francouz took over in net with 10:34 left and remained in net at the start of the third period.

Kuemper had 12 saves before leaving the game.

–Field Level Media