Boston Bruins’ goaltender Jonas Gustavsson was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday after the first period of the Bruins-Ducks game at TD Garden.
After playing the entire opening period, Gustavsson did not return to the ice for the second, and the Bruins released a statement explaining the situation.
"Bruins goaltender Jonas Gustavsson exited tonight's game due to illness. He has been transported to Mass General Hospital for observation."
The 31-year-old Swede made 14 saves on 16 shots prior to leaving the game. He is 9-3-1 with a 2.29 GAA and .917 save percentage in his first season with Boston. Tuukka Rask finished the game in net for Boston.
-- Mark Garbino