Carolina Hurricanes Forward Being Evaluated for Concussion

According to Walt Ruff, Carolina Hurricanes forward Ondrej Kase has returned to Raleigh to be evaluated for a potential concussion.

Given Kase's concussion history, this is very troubling news. Kase's 2021-22 regular season with the Toronto Maple Leafs ended in mid-March due to a concussion, and according to James Mirtle of The Athletic, there's a real chance that Kase's concussion total is in the double digits since beginning his professional career. 

Kase played just three games for the Boston Bruins during the 2020-21 season due to a concussion as well. When healthy last season with the Leafs, he proved to be a solid producer, as he had 14 goals and 27 points. That solid secondary scoring is exactly why the Hurricanes brought him in the first place.

Alas, here's to hoping that Kase's evaluation shows that he does not have a concussion.

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