Oilers’ Evander Kane out 3-4 months after wrist minimize by skate
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers ahead Evander Kane will miss three to 4 months after being minimize on the left wrist by a skate blade, the group introduced Wednesday.
The damage occurred throughout Edmonton’s 3-2 win at Tampa Bay on Tuesday night time.
Kane bought tangled with Lightning defenseman Philippe Myers simply contained in the Edmonton defensive zone and whereas on the ice was minimize by Tampa Bay ahead Pat Maroon’s skate blade 3:27 into the second interval.
Kane was transported to a hospital and underwent a process Tuesday night time. The group positioned him on long-term injured reserve on Wednesday.
The 31-year-old Kane, who signed a four-year, $20.5 million contract with the Oilers within the offseason, has 5 targets and eight assists over 13 video games this season.
“Thank you all for the kind wishes and prayers from over the past several hours,” Kane stated Wednesday in an announcement. “Obviously final night time was a particularly scary second for me and I’m nonetheless in a little bit little bit of shock.
“I would like to thank the entire training staff of the Edmonton Oilers and Tampa Bay Lightning, along with the all the doctors and paramedics who rushed to help treat and repair my injury. Without all of you, I know things would’ve been much worse and I’m sincerely grateful.”
The Oilers stated forwards Mattias Janmark and Klim Kostin have been recalled from the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors.
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