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Stars’ McKenzie hospitalized with possible eye injury

Dallas Stars' Curtis McKenzie gets bloodied and is helped off the ice after taking a high stick from Bruins' Kevan Miller. Miller received a double minor.

Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie will not travel with the team to Carolina after suffering a possible eye injury late in the third period of Thursday’s game with the Boston Bruins.

That is according to the Stars, who announced McKenzie was taken to hospital to have a cut on his eye closed up. The incident occurred when McKenzie was caught with a high stick from Kevan Miller off of a faceoff.

The club provided another update shortly after, per Stars website writer Mark Stepneski: