Injury Epidemic Knocking On Many NHL Doors

Posted: 21st October 2009 by TAB BAMFORD in NHL
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The trade deadline is months away, but some franchises might be inclined to start dealing sooner rather than later. Injuries are making a significant impact on every NHL roster already this year, and the way the schedule is arranged because of the Olympics, a slide early in the season could be devastating in April and May. Just look at some of the players who will miss significant time already this year: Vancouver : Daniel Sedin (four to six weeks) and Sami Salo (three to five) Detroit : Johan Franzen (four months) Columbus : Jan Hejda (four to six weeks) Edmonton : Sheldon Souray (TBD - concussion) Boston : Marc Savard (four to six weeks) and Milan Lucic (four to six weeks) Pittsburgh : Sergei Gonchar (four to six weeks) Nashville : Jason Arnott (two weeks) Carolina : Erik Cole (four to s ...

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