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by Paul on 01/30/13 at 09:17 AM ET
via John Vogl of the Buffalo News,
Sabres right wing Patrick Kaleta didn’t get to see the wild ending. He was taken to the hospital for precautionary tests after suffering a neck injury in the first period.
Kaleta made a pass along the boards and turned his back as Mike Brown barreled in. The Toronto forward followed through his hit and was assessed a boarding penalty.
“I thought he was sideways,” Ruff said. “Some of the obligation is on the player. I didn’t think he was defenseless. It’s a tough area.
“It’s not a blatant run of a guy from behind. He’s had the neck issues in the past. ... We want to make sure that there’s nothing there.”
Watch the hit below, starting at the :55 second mark...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 30, 2013) --- Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta spent last night in the hospital and was released earlier today. Currently he’s at home and will not be traveling to Boston for the team’s game against the Bruins tomorrow night.
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