LIVE VIDEO: Channel 2 News    Watch
 

Sabres F Kaleta released from hospital, sent home

5:50 PM, Jan 30, 2013   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was released from the hospital Wednesday, after absorbing a hard hit late in the first period of Buffalo's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs Tuesday in Toronto.

Kaleta, who has a history of head and neck problems, was boarded by Toronto's Mike Brown, who was assessed a minor penalty for the play. Kaleta skated off awkwardly with 2:26 left in the period and did not return.

"It's a neck injury," Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff said in the postgame press conference. "He was X-rayed here and they took a precaution. They took him for some further tests. I have no update."

Kaleta was sent home and will not travel to Boston for the game against the Bruins Thursday.

Most Watched Videos