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Blue Jackets' Fantilli leaves with lower-body injury

Adam Fantilli Columbus Blue Jackets Adam Fantilli - The Canadian Press

Columbus Blue Jackets rookie forward Adam Fantilli, who was selected third overall last summer in the NHL Draft, suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Sunday's game against the Seattle Kraken and wasn't able to return to action. 

Fantilli appeared to suffer the injury when hitting Kraken forward Jared McCann into the boards. After making the hit, Fantilli hobbled off the ice and into the dressing room. 

The 19-year-old Canadian has 12 goals and 15 assists over 48 games with the Blue Jackets this season. 

Columbus lost the game 4-2 to fall to 15-24-10 on the season and sit in last place in the Metropolitan Division.