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Sens say Lundin has a concussion after monster collision

Mar 2, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT

Harry Zolnierczyk , Mike Lundin, Zac Rinaldo,  Peter Regin AP

According to Senators coach Paul MacLean, the massive hit Senators defenseman Mike Lundin took this afternoon has left him with a concussion.

Lundin was flattened by Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk in the first period of the Flyers’ 2-1 win this afternoon. The play resulted in Zolnierczyk getting a five-minute major and a game misconduct while Lundin was knocked out of the game with the concussion.

With a suspension likely coming for Zolnierczyk, Lundin’s injury will almost certainly play a factor in what Brendan Shanahan decides to do about the number of games he’ll receive. If there’s any kind of frame of reference for a dangerous hit, remember Washington’s John Erskine got three games for his elbow to the face of Wayne Simmonds.

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