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Bolts’ scoring leader Johnson day-to-day after Seabrook crosscheck

Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 22: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Justin K. Aller

Tampa Bay has announced that forward Tyler Johnson is day-to-day with an upper-body injury after taking this crosscheck from Chicago’s Brent Seabrook on Tuesday night:

Johnson, who leads the Bolts with 18 points this year, left the game following the incident and didn’t return. Seabrook was given a minor penalty but could be subjected to further punishment -- at last year’s Winter Classic, Toronto forward Joffrey Lupul was fined $10,000 for this crosscheck on Detroit’s Patrick Eaves:

Seabrook does have history as a repeat offender, having been suspended three games last postseason for charging St. Louis captain David Backes.