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02-13-2013, 10:49 PM
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Robert Lang was the last guy I remember with a severed achilles that came back to play. Noew the guy was never a burner before the injury, but I do remember him being slower when he came back.

Anyone else know?
Bieksa suffered severed tendons in his ankle in early 2010. Took him a while, but he's healed and is playing better than ever. Wasn't the achilles I don't think, but it's the example I have. Bieksa's not half the skater EK is, but it doesn't seem to have affected his skating long-term.

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