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BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres looks on before the game against the Edmonton Oilers at HSBC Arena on November 11, 2009 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
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.
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