Skate Blade Slices Oilers' Evander Kane In Scary Injury

A bizarre skate-related injury dropped some jaws during the Oilers and Lightning matchup on Tuesday night. Edmonton Oilers forward Evander Kane appeared to have his hand sliced after he collided with Tampa Bay's Philippe Myers. When the Lightning's Pat Maroon skated by Kane, he made contact with the Oilers' exposed wrist, causing a waterfall of blood to hit the ice.

He looked down at his hand after Maroon hit it and was aghast by the sight of pouring blood. He exited the game and was transported to the hospital.


Oilers general manager Ken Holland confirmed that Kane is in stable condition, as relayed by Sportsnets' Gene Principe.

"He has a deep cut on his wrist. He was stabilized and has gone to the hospital. Kane will have surgery on his wrist. He will be OK."

The Oilers' Twitter account confirmed that Kane was undergoing surgery during his visit Tuesday night.

Stay tuned with OutKick as the story develops

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