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Video: Blackhawks goalie Khabibulin leaves game with injury

Nov 16, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT

Chicago Blackhawks back-up goalie Nikolai Khabibulin has left tonight’s game against the Nashville Predators with what looked to be lower-body injury, which occurred late in the first period.

Khabibulin went down in discomfort after going down to stop a Shea Weber slap shot from the point. The shot missed, however Khabibulin couldn’t get back to his feet.

He had to crawl to his left to make the next save, which forced a whistle and a stoppage in play.

Corey Crawford entered the game for Chicago.

The Blackhawks fell behind two goals early in the first period, as the Predators scored twice in the span of 57 seconds. Khabibulin had allowed two goals on eight shots faced, before the injury.

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