Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 2/4/13
NHL referee Chris Rooney had to be ushered off the ice Monday night after a shot by Dallas Stars defenseman Jaime Oleksiak deflected off the skate of Colorado Avalanche forward Paul Stastny and hit Rooney in the head. Rooney, who was hit just three minutes into the game, stayed down for quite some time behind the Avalanche net.  A stretcher was brought out, but Rooney slowly got up and was assisted off the ice. He did not return to the game, but there has been no update on his condition.
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