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The cynical conspiracy theorist in me thinks this "groin pull" is part of some bigger, evil plan to re-sign Cleary. I mean, a groin pull? Now? After all the skating he's be doing? After that prospects camp?

Helm on LTIR. *cringe* Nyquist to Grand Rapids. *cringe* Cleary re-signs. *cringe*

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Whatever had been bothering him has been doing so for a year. If this was an issue that could heal on its own with time, it would've been fixed by now. I am really worried that we won't see Helm play unless the problem is diagnosed and surgically repaired.

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The cynical conspiracy theorist in me thinks this "groin pull" is part of some bigger, evil plan to re-sign Cleary. I mean, a groin pull? Now? After all the skating he's be doing? After that prospects camp?

Helm on LTIR. *cringe* Nyquist to Grand Rapids. *cringe* Cleary re-signs. *cringe*

The cynic in me says we need to get the Darren Helm voodoo doll away from Cory Emmerton.

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No significant damage, but still terrible news. Is this guy ever going to play in the NHL again?

Not that any part of this is "OK", but I'm glad the team has guys who play a similar type game (defensive, PK) as Helm. No one's going to be Darren Helm, but Ferraro and Sheahan are going to be capable bottom six, PK guys in the near future. Guess I'm just trying to look for a silver lining here... bleh.

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No significant damage, but still terrible news. Is this guy ever going to play in the NHL again?

My call is that if Helm ever returns to the NHL, he will be a shell of his former self. His game is 100% crash and bang intensity, and he is a long way from returning to that form, if ever. I personally think his back injury is/was "career ending" so to speak. I hope I'm wrong.

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The only problem with this is it makes me think Kenny is going to hold onto emmy a little bit longer..

however for those conspiracy theorists this may be kenny's way to sign Cleary........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................

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That's a bummer. Now he won't get to test out his back during camp.

“It’s going to be a couple of weeks where I’m not going to be able to get the physical contact or do stuff that I wanted to do,'' Helm said. “It’s kind of taken a back seat right now to this groin and (his back) feels all right right now.

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