He was just on ch2 during the sports talking about the "spine" surgery he had this summer. Ed Kilgore mentioned he wouldn't have even have been playing right now and just started skating again.
I never even knew this. Did I just miss this due to the lockout talk this summer? Anyone else know about this? That seems like a pretty serious surgery.
I remember him mentioning on Twitter a month or two ago that he was off to therapy, but I thought nothing of it. Last week he tweeted that he was still working himself back to full strength and again I thought nothing of it. I thought it was something more minor or lockout rust.
Despite the current NHL lockout, Kesler is being paid his $5 million salary and is rehabbing with the Canucks medical staff because he was injured before the last collective bargaining agreement expired in September.