Maple Leafs captain John Tavares stretchered off ice after scary injury [Video]

The first playoff series between the Original 6 rival Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens has already gotten off to a scary start.

Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was accidentally struck in the head by the knee of Canadiens forward Corey Perry, causing Tavares immediate distress. Team trainers soon motioned for additional help as it was clear that Tavares was seriously hurt.

Thankfully, Tavares was seen giving a thumbs up gesture as he was carted off the ice.

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