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Top NHL draft prospect Connor McDavid was taken to the hospital after injuring his hand in a fight during an OHL game on Tuesday night.

By SI.com Staff
November 11, 2014

Erie Otters forward and projected top NHL draft pick Connor McDavid left Tuesday's game against Mississauga with an apparent hand injury.

The OHL's leading scorer headed to the locker room after a scuffle with Bryson Ciafrone of the Steelheads in which he appears to have missed his target and punched the glass: 

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The 17-year-old McDavid is better known for putting up Sidney Crosby-esque numbers instead of dropping gloves. His first fight according to the team (a stat debated by some) was enough to send him to the hospital for X-rays: 

Along with OHL watchers, the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes are surely following updates on the situation. 

Update, 10:48 PM:

• Scout says McDavid actually did himself a favor

-- Anna Gallegos

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