Sabres' Dahlin out indefinitely with concussion from elbow to head
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin is out indefinitely with a concussion, the team announced Wednesday. The 19-year-old phenom suffered the injury after taking an elbow to the head from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak on Monday. Cernak was given a two-game suspension for the hit. According to Lightning reporter Bryan Burns, Cernak reached out to Dahlin on Tuesday via text message to apologize for the incident. Dahlin had been offThe 19-year-old phenom suffered the injury after taking an elbow to the head from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak on Monday. Cernak was given a two-game suspension for the hit.
Thewill be without their leading scorer for the foreseeable future, as forward is out indefinitely with a concussion, the team Monday.
Konecny was flattened byblue-liner on Saturday and was forced to leave the game. No penalty was called on the play.
Konecny slow to get up after this Borowiecki hit.— Broad Street Hockey (@BroadStHockey)
Konecny had been enjoying a breakout campaign with 28 points in 30 games. The 22-year-old signed a six-year contract during the offseason that carries a $5.5-million cap hit.
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