Thread: Injury Report: Ruutu to have Surgery
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03-24-2010, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by dmonk View Post
he won't miss next year, but he'll look and play like Frankie Kaberle did in 06-07/07-08.
2 big differences in my opinion.

1) Frankie Kaberle never had a physical edge to him and even after recovering, he played the same way.

2) Kaberle decided to wait until the right before the 06-07 season to have his surgery (September I believe). Ruutu is getting this taken care of before the end of this season so he has approximately 5 months of head start on recovery time.

I'm not suggesting that Ruutu will be 100% by the start of the season, but it is a different situation that Kaberle.

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