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It was just the third career fight for the Preds defenceman, who left the game and did not return.
Anthony Bitetto left Friday night’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks after suffering a head laceration.
The Nashville Predators defenceman was fighting Chicago Blackhawks tough guy Jordin Tootoo when he fell to the ice and hit his head. The 26-year-old, who was in just his third career NHL fight, required assistance leaving the ice.
Anthony Bitetto has an upper-body injury and is unlikely to return to tonight's game.— Nashville Preds PR (@PredsPR) October 15, 2016
Both Bitetto and Tootoo received fight minute fighting majors.