Kane levied the hit on Kadri during Colorado’s win in Game 3. Kadri will be out for the rest of the series and potentially longer should the Avalanche hold on for the sweep over Edmonton.
ケイン, who the Oilers acquired シーズンの途中で, sent Kadri crashing into the boards. Kane received a major penalty. He later explained he was trying to “get up on” Kadri, そして, “Unfortunately he went into the boards awkwardly and hurt his hand.”
Colorado coach Jared Bednar called the hit “dangerous.”
“Injuries are part of the game — they happen. You hope not, but certainly the speed of the game, things can happen. Guys aren’t going to shy away from confrontation, even in some dangerous areas because every play is so important,” 彼は言った.
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog said the hit was frightening to him.
“好きじゃない. Those are the ones that kind of gives you the chills down your spine, and you’re taught from a young age that you don’t do that, and especially in that distance from the boards. It’s a dangerous play, そして, ええ, I don’t know what else to say.”
Colorado will look for the sweet on Monday night at 8 午後. そして. The team is looking for its first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 2001.