10:13PM: Alain VIgneault said on MSG that Matt Puempel has to go through the standard conussion protocol.
Asked if he had any comments on the hit, Vigneault said that he would let the league take care of it.
9:58PM: Vigneault announced that Puempel suffered a concussion.
8:19PM: The Rangers have announced that Puempel will not return to tonight's game after taking a check to the head in the first period.
Puempel took a high hit with a stick from Brock Nelson and was down on the ice for a little while before skating slowly with medical trainer Jim Ramsay to the Rangers locker room.
He played 2:52 before leaving in the first period.
Nelson was penalized for four minutes for high sticking.