Thread: Injury Report: Vlasic 1/29
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02-09-2010, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by SJeasy View Post
Do you know if the days of the Olympic break can count within the 24 needed to get LTIR relief? Or, does it have to be days and games before and after?
Nothing in the CBA says you can't count the days during the Olympic Break, but the other qualifier is number of games - a player cannot be put on LTIR unless it is expected he will be out for a minimum of 10 games AND 24 days - which works against a player getting on LTIR over the break.

Pickles will have only missed 8 games before the break. Unless the team doctor is willing to certify that he is expected to be out through March 4 (2nd game after the Olympics), then he cannot be put on LTIR.

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