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Howard suffers groin injury...again.

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Wings' Jimmy Howard has groin injury again. Team is recalling Ty Conklin from Grand Rapids on emergency basis.

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Wow

They need to rest him for a week or do and give him a lot more practice time... Hopefully it's just sore... I want the 6th seed anyway

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and, if i'm not mistaken, Ty Conklin has to go through re-entry waiver....

I wonder if anybody informed Garth Snow yet...

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This is a joke right?

Are we gonna have a MacDonald/Conklin tandem heading into the playoffs?

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OMG!!!! this is what happens when we rush back from injury. I know we need everyone but I'd rather have healthy guys out on the ice.

Really hope Ty can do a good job, he's had success in GR.

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FML. The Wings have to be sitting there just pondering when things will finally turn around for them.

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This is such a tough situation to judge... You cant sit Howie to short or it doesn't heal, you also can't sit him too long or when he goes back in he will be stiff.... Just get better HOWIE!!

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I want the 6th seed anyway

my thoughts exactly, ill take dallas, LA, or SJ all day.

niemi is horrible.

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Can't seem to get well.

Howard sidelined with groin, listed as day-to-day

Posted on March 20, 2012

DETROIT — There appears to be no end in sight for the rash of injuries the Wings have suffered of late.

Jimmy Howard will more than likely miss Wednesday’s game against the New York Rangers with a groin injury. He had just returned to the lineup after missing three games with a groin injury. And that on top of missing eight games with a fractured index finger.

Wings general manager Ken Holland said the injury “is nothing serious” and that Howard is day-to-day.

Howard is just 1-4-2 since coming back from the finger injury.

The Wings recalled Ty Conklin from Grand Rapids on an emergency basis. Conklin will have to clear re-entry waivers to join the team. If he does he’ll meet the team in New York on Wednesday

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Yeah, his back. Conklin/Pearce tandom... Yikes.

anyone remember when we had macdonald mccollum duo against the blues last year? wow was that bad. this could be worse.

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We're getting too close to playoffs for this garbage. Just a couple of weeks left and the Wings need to get healthy fast. This will teach them to coast, I guess, eh? Now there's no time to make up lost ground and it'll be harder than ever to put together some wins when they need them most. Wouldn't be in this position had they kept playing hard the last month.

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Dammit, not only does it suck Jimmy is hurt again, but I was supposed to watch Conks play tonight. Since he is on waivers, do they keep him with GR until he clears or what? Just curious if I am going to see some scrubs in net tonight.

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We're getting too close to playoffs for this garbage. Just a couple of weeks left and the Wings need to get healthy fast. This will teach them to coast, I guess, eh? Now there's no time to make up lost ground and it'll be harder than ever to put together some wins when they need them most. Wouldn't be in this position had they kept playing hard the last month.

Right now, the seeding is less important than the fact that half our line-up is going to be out injured, or playing injured, or coming back from injury early for the playoffs, or just come back from injury and not 100%. I would happily trade the #6 seed for a 100% healthy line come Game 1. 2007 and 2009 are all the evidence you need of how hard it is to win when your key players are banged up.

The first half of the season I had such high hopes for this team - defensively strong, Dats and Flip on fire. Right now my playoff expectations are lower than a snakes belly.

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I really am starting to get a sinking feeling about our chances in the playoffs with so many players either injured or playing injured to the degree at which seems to be the case.

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