Evander Kane hospitalized after scary fall

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Update: The Buffalo Sabres announced that Evander Kane has been hospitalized for “further evaluation and precautionary measures.”

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The Buffalo Sabres are suffering from some brutal injury luck early in the season.

Jack Eichel is already slated to miss at least a month, and now the Sabres have to be concerned about the health of Evander Kane thanks to a nasty, unlucky fall against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.

Kane went sprawling into the boards after bumping into Alexei Emelin, and it wasn’t a pretty sight. He needed help off of the ice:

Could that be a break? It at least looked awful, but we’ll need to wait and see how things shake out. Maybe it looked worse than it actually was.