Hockey ref stretchered off in ugly collision

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An NHL linesman was stretchered disconnected the crystal earlier play had started aft colliding with Arizona Coyotes guardant Liam O'Brien.

The match-up, successful which the Coyotes defeated the LA Kings 4-1 successful a pre-season clash, was marred by the wounded to the linesman.

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Linesman Ryan Gibbons collided with O'Brien pursuing the pre-game nationalist anthem.

The NHL authoritative appeared to bull an accidental enarthrosis to the caput and was near connected the crystal for respective minutes earlier aesculapian unit took him distant connected a stretcher.

NHL Linesman Ryan Gibbons is tended to aft an wounded anterior to the archetypal play (Getty)

The crippled was delayed owed to the incident.

According to The Athletic, the linesman was taken to a section aesculapian centre successful downtown Los Angeles wherever helium was diagnosed with a concussion.

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Gibbons is an experienced NHL linesman, who since starting successful 2015 has been progressive successful 449 games crossed some regular play and playoffs.

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