Sabres’ Kane (shoulder) ‘ahead of schedule’ with recovery
The hiring of head coach Dan Bylsma wasn’t the only good news for Buffalo Sabres fans this week.
Evander Kane was in Buffalo on Thursday to have his surgically repaired left shoulder re-evaluated. According to Kane’s agent Craig Oster, the forward is ahead of schedule on the initial 4-6 month recovery timeframe.
“Evander had a follow (up) appointment in Buffalo and all are pleased with his progress,” Oster told PHT via email. “He is ahead of schedule on his recovery and the expectation is he will be completely healthy for the start of the Sabres’ season.”
The 23-year-old had 10 goals and 22 points in 37 games for Winnipeg this season prior to the surgery.