Thread: Zidlicky injury
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01-08-2006, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by handtrick
Point well me on this one though......bruising and swelling in the thumb joint in the absense of fracture usually means one thing and one thing only.....the variable here is degree of ligament tear, not if there is a tear.

It would not be the first or the last time that "the tape it up and let him play" mentality would have prevailed in the NHL....

That being could be a "volar plate" injury, but that would be much more rare, but admittedly an injury that he should be able to keep playing without any long term consequences.....
I am not doubting your opinion I just don't understand rushing him back in? I know Zids is a great PP specialist but Weber didn't look to bad offensively. Give Zid a couple days to heal then send Weber back.

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