Boston G Rask leaves game early in 2nd

BOSTON (AP) Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has left Saturday's game against the New York Rangers 10 seconds into the second period for an unknown reason.

Rask skated over to the bench, spoke with coach Claude Julien and headed down the runway to the dressing room. He was replaced by backup Niklas Svedberg with the Bruins ahead 3-0.

The team hasn't made an announcement on Rask's status.

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