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05-05-2013, 11:07 AM
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Nova Scotia
Originally Posted by
Habitant by heart
I've explained it on the main boards, the guy is definitely not a 100%.
It takes 20 weeks to properly heal an Achille's tendon (on average). He did it in 10.
The tendon is probably "sown" together, but the collagen fibers that hold it together and make up for all the forces are not ready for primetime playoff hockey.
You need 20 weeks of rehab to get those fibers realigned correctly for them to work at 90%+ of their capacity pre-injury.
They should hit him non-stop. Every single time you have a chance until his tendon gets really weak again.
IMO, it was a a mistake from the Sens organization to bring him back now.
So run him til he is worn down.
wouldnt he be reluctant to block shots with that kind of injury?
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