Jonas Gustavsson

Jonas Gustavsson had elevated heart rate

DJ Bean
January 27, 2016 - 6:50 pm
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The Bruins released an update on Jonas Gustavsson Wednesday night, revealing that the goaltender'€™s departure from Tuesday'€™s game and trip to the hospital was indeed heart-related. "Jonas Gustavsson was removed from Tuesday'€™s game for precautionary reasons due to an elevated heart rate," Wednesday'€™s statement read. "He was taken to Mass General Hospital and remained there overnight for testing. All preliminary tests came back negative and he was discharged Wednesday afternoon. Jonas is expected to rejoin the team after the NHL All-Star Break pending clearance from the Bruins medical staff." This is not the first time Gustavsson has dealt with heart issues in his career, as he has had three different heart procedures since coming to the NHL from Sweden in 2009. The 31-year-old goaltender allowed two goals on 16 shots against the Ducks Tuesday before leaving the game. On the season, he is 9-3-1 with a .915 save percentage and 2.38 goals-against average.