Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward left the game against the New York Islanders on Saturday in the second period with an apparent lower-body injury.
Ward stretched while attempting to disrupt an Islanders play late in the period and was replaced by Eddie Lack with 2:26 remaining.
Carolina led 4-0 before Ward allowed two goals in 1:34 of the second period. The period ended with the Hurricanes leading 6-2.
Ward, who made 15 saves, was 15-11-7 with a 2.34 goals-against average and .910 save percentage