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Kane returns from wrist injury as Yamamoto, Murray placed on LTIR

Evander Kane Oilers Evander Kane - The Canadian Press

Evander Kane will return to the Edmonton Oilers lineup for Tuesday's game against the visiting Seattle Kraken after being sidelined for months with a scary wrist injury. 

In corresponding moves, defenceman Ryan Murray and forward Kailer Yamamoto have been placed on the long-term injured reserve and are expected to be out for "weeks," according to head coach Jay Woodcroft. 

The 31-year-old Kane, who has five goals and eight assists over 14 games this season, has been out since suffering a wrist laceration on Nov. 8.

Yamamoto has been out since Jan. 11 with an undisclosed injury while Murray hasn't played since Nov. 21 with a back injury. 

Yamamoto, 24, has four goals and eight assists over 31 games this season while Murray, 29, has three assists over 13 contests in his first season with the Oilers.