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Evander Kane hospitalized after scary fall

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

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.