Hornqvist hit by shot, leaves game early

Hornqvist hit by shot, leaves game early

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 13: Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on November 13, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey.

PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist left the Penguins' game early after being hit by a Kris Letang shot with 12 minutes remaining in the first period.

Hornqvist immediately, but slowly, skated to the bench after being hit, not putting much weight on one of his legs. He sat on the bench for several minutes hunched over, speaking to trainer Chris Stewart, before limping down the tunnel.

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