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11-04-2011, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by MiamiScreamingEagles View Post
I don't see the point in scratching him after a pre-game skate. If the reason for benching him was disapproval based on the prior night's game, then the scratch would have been decided earlier in the day. If the injury is groin, or even a knee, it could have tightened during warmups and at that point a decision was made to err on the side of caution.
Bingo.

Most people do not know scratches are made after pre-game skates. I believe JVR is/was injured and didn't feel up to par to play last night. End of story.

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