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Vincent Trocheck seriously hurt in game against Ottawa

Vincent Trocheck #21 of the Florida Panthers is seen in a file photo.
Vincent Trocheck #21 of the Florida Panthers is seen in a file photo. (Getty Images)

OTTAWA, Ontario – Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck was seriously hurt Monday during a game against the Ottawa Senators in Canada, the team said.

The team said Trocheck, 25, suffered a "lower body injury" and he is undergoing evaluation.

Trocheck was taken off the ice on a stretcher after he twisted his leg while chasing after the puck during the first period.