Carlo Colaiacovo in hospital with ‘dented trachea’

Gotta See It: Arvidsson gets game misconduct for cross-check on Colaiacovo

Buffalo Sabres defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo is in a hospital being treated for a dented trachea after receiving a cross-check to the face during his team’s win against the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Viktor Arvidsson received a five-minute major and a game misconduct after he sent Colaiacovo to the ice with 8:17 left in the second period.

The Sabres, who were trailing 1-0 at the time of the play, scored twice on the ensuing power play and would win the game 4-1.

Colaiacovo has two assists in 15 games this year.

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