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Video: Justin Braun needs help off the ice

May 26, 2013, 8:56 PM EST

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Usually, it’s easy to tell when and how a player gets hurt, even if it’s unclear which part of their “upper” or “lower” body might have been impacted.

Every now and then, it’s a little harder to tell. Maybe it’s a matter of cramping, muscle spasms or another stealthier ailment.

Justin Braun suffered some mystery issue early in Sunday’s Game 6. It was bad enough that the 26-year-old defenseman needed help off the ice:

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To add more intrigue, he returned in the same opening frame. Perhaps it was a false alarm?

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