Jagr, Shaw and possibly Hjalmarsson hurt in first period


The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins came into Game 6 with significant injuries. The ailments only piled up some more during a first period that the Bruins dominated.

Most obviously, Andrew Shaw is likely shaken up by the puck he took to the face.

Subtler bumps and bruises have taken place, possibly leaving important players on the mend.

Jaromir Jagr took a few hits (including noted ones from Brent Seabrook and Dave Bolland) and left midway through the first period. He didn’t return to the bench during the opening frame after leaving for the locker room following an abbreviated power-play shift.

Finally, Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson left late in the first and appeared to be banged-up, too.

An intermission gives all three players a chance to return either in the second period or at some point later in the contest. Of course, there’s also a chance that one or…

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