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Report: McDavid to see hand specialist on Wednesday (Updated)

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According to NBCSN hockey analyst Bob McKenzie, top prospect Connor McDavid will see a hand specialist on Wednesday.

McDavid injured his hand Tuesday night in a fight.


McDavid missed Mississauga Steelheads’ forward Bryson Cianfrone with a punch and connected with the glass instead. He left the game immediately favoring his right hand.

According to the Erie Otters, McDavid is out indefinitely. Here is the official statement:

Erie Otters forward Connor McDavid suffered a hand injury during the second period of tonight’s game against the Mississauga Steelheads. He will visit a hand specialist Wednesday for further examination. McDavid is ruled out indefinitely.

Tuesday night was McDavid’s second career fight.

The 17-year-old has 16 goals and 51 points in 18 games this season. He is expected to be a top two pick at next June’s NHL Draft.

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