Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/22/12

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 11: Nathan Horton #16 of the Florida Panthers skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 11, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Nathan Horton didn't take a shift after the second period in the Boston Bruins' 6-5 shootout win at the Philadelphia Flyers. He was held out of the game by physicians after taking a hit from Tom Sestito of the Philadelphia Flyers in the second period -- a hit the Bruins claim was a blindside check that injured his head. Here's a video of the hit and the aftermath (best available quality for now): Sestito's check came after Horton had released the puck. Horton popped up after the  check and earned a 2-minute minor that led to a Scott Hartnell power-play goal, which tied the game 2-2. Horton would play five more shifts in the game, but was held out after that. Bruins Coach Claude Julien called it a "blindside hit," telling NESN: "He was kept out for the obvious [reasons]," Bruins coach Claude Julien said after the game. "It was kind of a head injury. He's just being reevaluated right now. That's basically all we know and that's as far as we've gone with the evaluation." "Horton" and...
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