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Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz left Wednesday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens with an upper-body injury. He will not return for the remainder of the game, per the team.
Injury update: #Caps Justin Schultz (upper body) will not return.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) November 25, 2021
With under five minutes left in the first period, he took a big hit from Canadiens’ defenseman Jeff Petry. Schultz did finish his shift but did not play afterward. He had 5:54 of ice time in the first period.
Justin Schultz (who did not finish the game after suffering an upper body injury) is day-to-day, per Laviolette. No other major updates there.
— Samantha Pell (@SamanthaJPell) November 25, 2021
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