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Kane not hurt badly but still may miss game, Thorburn out and Cormier called up

Thursday, 10.17.2013 / 3:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Kane not hurt badly but still may miss game, Thorburn out and Cormier called up

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is questionable for Friday's home game against the St. Louis Blues after injuring his right leg at practice this week.

Kane had to be helped off the ice on Wednesday after he got tangled up along the boards with defenceman Anthony Peluso.

Coach Claude Noel says it's not a serious injury and Kane is day to day.

Noel says forwards Bryan Little and Jim Slater will play against the Blues, even though they didn't skate at the team's morning practice.

The Jets also placed forward Chris Thorburn on the injured reserve list and recalled forward Patrice Cormier from the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League.

Cormier did not record a point in 10 games with the Jets last season.

Quote of the Day

If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.

— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday