Patrick Eaves injury
Posted 17 February 2012 - 12:00 AM
I really like the guy so this is such devestating news.
Ken Holland: He’s (Mursak) a young guy, provides energy, can skate, he’s a puck hound.
Posted 17 February 2012 - 12:28 AM
The LTIR exemption only comes into play if you go over the cap. You have to use existing cap space first, so being so far under we don't benefit. You can't bank LTIR relief. Right now, we could add almost $19M in full-season cap, and at the deadline it will be around $23.5M (assuming nothing major before then). Technically, if Eaves is done for the year, would could also add another $1.2M to that, but I can't see us even coming close to acquiring that much.
Sucks for Patty, really like his game. All the best
Just wondering, is our 5.7 million cap space including Eaves on LTIR? I'm not positive and don't know where to look haha.
Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:35 PM
Eaves is dealing with headaches daily after suffering a concussion when he was hit in the face by a puck on Nov. 26. He finally feels OK to go on the ice by himself, which he has done for the past week, but there is no estimate on when he can practice, much less play again.
"I'm doing a little better," he said. "I can skate by myself, but it's nothing serious. I think it's more therapeutic. It hasn't been fun, but, I've been with my family and my daughter, so I'm trying to make the best of it."
Eaves said he's "day-to-day. Symptoms come and go. It's a slow process."
As for playing again this season, Eaves had no answer. "I really don't know. The way things are going, it's been slow. I'd love to come back, but we'll see what happens. I have good days and bad days." Eaves said he has a headache, "every day. It just depends how bad it is, and then all the stuff that comes with it."
Terrible news for Eaves. Hope he beats this thing.
Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:39 PM
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:42 PM
Ughhh, thats no good. I miss that beautiful hair flowing through the air. Poor Pattie Eaves.
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 05:05 PM
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