: Injury Report:
Infirmary [UPD: Gazdic (Shoulder), Petry (Shoulder), Ference (Arm)]
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10-22-2013, 01:58 PM
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
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From the looks of the hit I've had a similiar injury to this before. I'm not going to sit here and say we're even remotely close, but the way he took the hit and how he thought it was ok enough to skate on it after was exactly how I felt. The knee feels loose, but walkable. When you dangle it, that's when the pain comes in and there's no lateral movement. My hit was from indoor soccer though.
The injury I had took 4-5 months to recover from with only light running allowed, no physical activity.
Let's hope he is mentally and physically ready to come back in 4 weeks, but to be honest I think that's a super optimistic timeframe. I'd say about 2-4 months for a pro athlete.
i think there is a wide range of possible outcomes from this injury, obviously dependent upon the severity of the original damage... but i think you are correct that the time line could easily be up to 4-5 months.... we won't know until we know
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