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#1 puckbags


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:04 PM

I didnt see this posted anywhere, Sparined MCL..severity not quite known yet. Sigh....


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:09 PM

And just in time for the season to start....maybe.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

I don't like this news at all.

The Wings can't even stay healthy when there's no season.
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:48 PM

I am no doctor but what would be the least amount of time for a full recovery, are 3 months way off?

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

I saw the article Khan tweeted, BIG bummer for us and Flip if it ends up being serious. Playing elsewhere during a lockout: damned if you do, damned if you don't.



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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:06 PM

Are the Wings insured for injury?

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 10:48 PM

If Helm and Filp are injured, I'm in no rush for the new CBA. Fehr, Bettman, take as much time as you want. :innocent:
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:02 AM

Not cool.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:11 AM

wow... helm and flippula are always going to be hurt or playing hurt... but one day they'll be healthy than our team will be in good shape

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:33 AM

This just in - the wind blew; Datsyuk expected to miss eight months with shattered forehead.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:05 PM

6-8 weeks, per KHAAAAAAAN!!!

Bad news for Detroit Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula, whose sprained right medial collateral ligament will keep him out for six-to-eight weeks.

Are the Wings insured for injury?

To answer your question...

Players who opt to play in Europe during the lockout do so at their own risk. Most have their NHL contracts insured in case of injury.

I'm pinning this thread, since it is Red Wings injury related. And, if there is a season any time soon, Flip will likely start it on Injured Reserve.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:22 PM

Hmmmm. I wonder if he'll come back to Detroit for re-hab? I believe this is permitted no?
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:37 PM

No, only if they were on IR prior to the lockout.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:49 PM

That makes 2 deadline pickups for kenny. Good job Kenny.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 10:02 PM

I guess this is a big deal if there's a season, since it'll be a shortened season, and we're bound to have other injuries, since Holland didn't do s*** in the offseason and we're already old.

But if there's no season, it's not a big deal.
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:15 AM

my day just got a bit suckier... get well quick, Val.



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Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:43 AM

Damnit Fil! Oh well, we have so many forwards signed for this season that I think we will be okay for a month if the season starts soon.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:24 PM

We need Fil. He's money.

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