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11-05-2013, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Identity404 View Post
Skinner will be out with a mysterious "upper body injury" for two weeks assuming he doesn't play against the Islanders on Thursday. Apparently he was in NY getting a second medical opinion on whatever is incapacitating him on Monday. I think we are all assuming he is out with some type of hand or wrist injury because he was last seen holding it in pain, but I am a little worried it could be another concussion. It seems a little odd to get a second opinion about a hand injury. Lets not all forget that Muller and Co. flat out lied last year about Skinner not having a concussion.
Not really. Back in my workers' comp days, we had a client get a second, even a third opinion on a hand injury - the initial treating doctor's opinion, our expert's opinion, and then the defense's expert. Beyond that as others have said who were at the STH event, Skinner was there and not signing anything, but was taking pictures with cameras that had their flashes on. That points to wrist, not concussion.

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