ATLANTA -- Atlanta Thrashers winger Tomi Kallio was injured in the first period Friday night when he was slammed into the boards by Washington defenseman Ken Klee.
Kallio was knocked off balance after taking a shot, and he backed into the boards headfirst. He appeared to be unconscious for several minutes before being helped off the ice.
There was no penalty called.
Kallio went straight to the locker room, and his condition was not immediately known.