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Kari Lehtonen got hit hard against the Wild in tonight's game, forcing him to leave.Wild forward Erik Haula came barrelling through and ran over Lehtonen. His helmet flew off and his face was bloodied. Haula received a charging major and a 10-minute game misconduct for the transgression.The Stars were losing 3-2 when Lehtonen was forced to leave, but ended up winning the game 4-3.By Tom Pennington/Getty Images via CBC.caTim Thomas was credited with the win, as he made his Stars debut after taking over for Lehtonen.The severity of the injury is still unknown, but it definitely didn't look good on the ice. If Lehtonen is out for for an extended period of time, it could be a big blow to a Stars team currently pushing for the final wildcard spot in the Western Conference.They currently hold the second wild card spot, three points ahead of the Phoenix Coyotes.
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