Justin Schultz Leaves Capitals Game vs. Canadiens With Upper-Body Injury

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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.

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.

By Della Young

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Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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