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Bruins' Savard carried off ice following blindside hit by Penguins' Cooke

PITTSBURGH - Boston Bruins centre Marc Savard was carried off the ice on a stretcher after being levelled by Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke with 5:37 remaining in Sunday's game.

Savard had just taken a shot from above the slot when Cooke raised his shoulder and struck Savard in the head. Cooke was coming from behind on the play and Savard did not see him.

Savard was on the ice for several minutes, being attended to by a Penguins team doctor, before being carried off. He was moving his legs while on the ice and his arms while on the stretcher.

No penalty was called on the play.

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