Thread: Injury Report: Jovanovski Injury update
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03-31-2011, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by PhoPhan View Post
There's always the chance that, in addition to the groin injury, Hanzal's back is bothering him, but he's waiting until the offseason for surgery. There are often times when surgery would help but you can still play through it. It also wouldn't surprise me if these injuries were related; playing with a bad back, especially when you're 6-foot-a-billion, can change your posture and skating stride.
Add to that his faceoff stance and how low he gets to the ice. I'm not surprised that he's having back problems.

At this time of year, if he could play he more than likely would.

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