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Filppula leaves game with upper-body injury

Lightning playing with 10 forwards against Blue Jackets @NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula left the game Sunday against the Columbus Blue Jackets with an upper-body injury.

Filppula has seven goals and 28 points this season.

His absence left the Lightning with 10 forwards for the remainder of the game because coach Jon Cooper elected to dress seven defensemen.

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