Ilya Samsonov forced to leave game after brutal collision

Published May 7, 2023 at 7:56 PM
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers are facing off in game 3 of the eastern conference semi-final. Just moments into the second period, they lose their starting goaltender.

Just 20 seconds in to the second period, defender Luke Schenn attempts to break up a scoring chance before crashing into the net, taking the net off and injuring his goaltender Ilya Samsonov, take a look:

Ilya Samsonov is leaving tonight's game after this tough collision with Luke Schenn

Samsonov would stay down for a few moments while being tended to by the Maple Leaf's trainer before leaving the game presumably to enter concussion protocol according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman

Ilya Samsonov is leaving the game after that collision. Joseph Woll enters for TOR

Joseph Woll is in the game and the core is currently 2-2

Let's hope it's not as serious as it looked, the Leafs could be in some serious trouble here
May 7   |   247 answers
Ilya Samsonov forced to leave game after brutal collision

Are you confident in the Leafs goaltending situation should Samsonov be gone for any length of time?

Yes6425.9 %
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If Samsonov is hurt, the series is over7430 %
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