Archive - Injury

  • That's a Clean Concussion +

    That's a Clean Concussion What a great first night of hockey for the NHL. Excitement in the Capital, and joy in Edmonton. Also a great example of a clean hit causing a concussion, and Read More
  • Injury Management +

    Injury Management So the Penguins have had a terrible history of injuries since they have moved to Consol. in fact you could argue their series against the Canadiens is where it started Read More
  • Skull Smushes the Brain +

    Skull Smushes the Brain Well Jared Cowen got his moneys worth on this hit on Jokinen. As much as Jokinen is ‘admiring’ his pass he should not be expecting to be hit, especially from Read More
  • All the Makings of an Injury +

    All the Makings of an Injury A hit that has flown under the radar due to the wonderful work in the media by Zac Rinaldo, is the hit on Robert Bortuzzo by Michael Del Zotto. I Read More
  • Is the CEC on top of a burial ground? +

    Is the CEC on top of a burial ground? If you're a Penguins fan you must be asking "when will this end?" The injury bug has been rife through this roster since the team moved into the new building. Read More
  • Lets see that knee again +

    Lets see that knee again So Ryan Garbutt went knee on knee with Taylor Hall, the NHL dodged a bullet. Taylor Hall didn't have his knee blown out. Ryan Garbutt will be a three time Read More
  • A Busted Star +

    A Busted Star So much for Valeri Nichushkin sliding into the Stars line up and helping them back into the dog fight that is the Central Division. With the recovery time from the Read More
  • Divisional Injury Update +

    Divisional Injury Update Ten days into the year and the injuries start to pile up for each team, well at least some of them. The Hurricanes are injuring themselves into the sweepstakes for Read More
  • Skinner, skinned +

    Skinner, skinned Ok, so the big new Caps signing should be missing game 1 of the season. Here is Quintal’s chance to show he is different to Shanahan or if he is Read More
  • Atlantic Injury Update +

    Atlantic Injury Update A quick look at the significant injuries in the Atlantic Division.   The Atlantic, with Boston having to ship out Johnny Boychuk, has maybe become a little more wide open. Read More
  • Central Injury Update +

    Central Injury Update A quick look at the significant injuries in the Central Division. Salary cap proceedings have shifted depth around for Chicago a little, they are still good enough to absorb some Read More
  • Pacific Injury Update +

    Pacific Injury Update A quick look at the significant injuries in the Pacific Division. This could well be the tightest of the four divisions when trying to get a guaranteed trip to the Read More
  • Metropolitan Injury Update +

    Metropolitan Injury Update A quick look at the significant injuries in the Metropolitan Division. This division could end up upside down if a couple of teams get significant injuries. Healthy rosters will be Read More
  • Brief Breaks - A select look at recovery around the league +

    Brief Breaks - A select look at recovery around the league Well some quick recovery news. Pavel Datsyuk As we know Datsyuk has had an MRI to check out the seriousness of his shoulder injury, he should be 1 week into Read More
  • Staal: A Fractured Future +

    Staal: A Fractured Future Well Jordan Staal has a reputation for being an ironman, however when Staal gets hurts, he gets hurt bad. Back in the 2010 playoff run with Pittsburgh, Staal had his Read More
  • The Injury Trends for 2013-14 +

    The Injury Trends for 2013-14 Ok guys, the season is done and I'm going to take a look at each teams injury trends for the year. I'm going to look at each team over the Read More
  • Fitness, what do you want to know? +

    Fitness, what do you want to know? Well the off-season is almost here. The Cup is about to be decided and for those players who didn’t make the playoffs they should just about be starting their off-season Read More
  • Broken Birds +

    Broken Birds Well Brooks Orpik comes in for one game and goes straight back out again. Looks like a right medial collateral ligament from the image below.   It is hard to Read More
  • Running on Empty +

    Running on Empty I’ve noticed on twitter after the Coyotes loss Penguins fans weren’t happy with the team taking time off after that loss. Taking the day off seemed like a bad idea, Read More
  • It's All A Period Of Time +

    It's All A Period Of Time Everyone remember the 2012 Penguins post season? The one they cruised into, waited for Crosby to return, then got torn apart in a fun to watch opening round series versus Read More
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