Edmonton Oilers ahead Evander Kane will miss three to 4 months after being cut on the left wrist by a skate blade.
The damage occurred throughout Edmonton’s 3-2 win at Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
Kane acquired tangled with Lightning defenceman Philippe Myers simply contained in the Edmonton defensive zone and whereas on the ice was cut 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 evening.
The 31-year-old Kane, who signed a four-year contract US$20.5 million contract with the Oilers within the low season, has 5 objectives and eight assists over 13 video games this season.
“Thank you all for the kind wishes and prayers from over the past several hours,” Kans stated in a press release Wednesday. “Obviously final evening was an especially scary moment for me and I’m nonetheless in just a little little bit of shock.
“I want to thank your entire coaching workers of the Edmonton Oilers and Tampa Bay Lightning, together with the all of the medical doctors and paramedics who rushed to assist deal with and restore my damage. Without all of you, I do know issues would’ve been a lot worse and I’m sincerely grateful.”
The Oilers stated forwards Mattias Janmark and Klim Kostin have been recalled from the American Hockey League’s (*3*) Condors.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. 9, 2022.