Striker club “Florida Panthers” Jonathan Uberto couldn’t play the preseason match against “new Jersey devils” (4:2) because of an ankle injury, he struck the Russian striker, “new Jersey” Sergei Kalinin, informs the official website of the NHL.
Six and a half minutes before the end of the first period Kalinin, trying to take away the puck, Uberto pinned to the Board behind the “new Jersey”. After a sharp maneuver forward “Panthers” right horse Kalinin struck in the left ankle Uberto (VIDEO).
As a result, 23-year-old player only with the help of partners managed to reach the bench, then limped went to the locker room accompanied by a doctor.
The nature of the damage Uberto will be known after a thorough medical examination. It is possible that the injury could be quite serious.
In early September Oberto signed a new six-year agreement with the club, which will operate starting with the season-2017/18. Under the terms of the contract, canadian for six years will earn $35.4 million
In the last season of the regular championship of NHL on account Uberto 59 (20 goals, 39 assists) points in 76 games. In four years at the club the player has spent a total of 272 games in which he scored 172 (58 + 114) points.