Tuesday, September 19, 2006


Just a few player tidbits I found while poking around, getting ready for our draft tonight. I know, I'm a nice guy for doing this but felt a duty to pass on the information.

  • Joni Pitkanen had secret knee surgery in finland over the summer. It's apparently still sore and the Flyers staff are pissed for not having it done in the States.
  • Mike Van Ryan has some issues with recent wrist surgery and hasn't been cleared to play.
  • Jaromir Jagr has not been cleared to play by team Doctors (not sure why)
  • Paul Kariya in nursing a sore groin
  • Danny Briere left last nights game with an apparent hip pointer
  • Mathieu Schneider left practice with some sort of knee injury
  • Todd Bertuzzi suffered bruised ribs in last nights game ( also has hurt feelings from being booed every shift)
  • Mike Sillinger left his last practice with an upper thigh bruise (Cam Neeley style)
  • Eric Lindros will be out for the entire season after injuring his wrist signing autograghs (kidding)

Note* This is not intended in any way to influence draft selections, unlike the last minute rule changes, which are. Good luck.


At September 19, 2006 at 10:26 a.m. , Blogger -Beaner- said...

Tie Domi to retire, if you are considering him.....where in the hell are you guys?

At September 19, 2006 at 10:39 a.m. , Blogger -Beaner- said...

Oh and hey, Jagr is not playing because of his shoulder, they want it to get stronger and don't want him taking any hits.

At September 19, 2006 at 10:40 a.m. , Blogger Earl Sleek said...

Oh, and the Ducks got creamed by the Queens last night 7-1, might want to stay away from that train wreck in Anaheim.

At September 19, 2006 at 11:38 a.m. , Blogger Hodge said...

So much for first in their division. lol

The season is a right off.

At September 19, 2006 at 11:41 a.m. , Blogger zanstorm said...

"might want to stay away from that train wreck in Anaheim."

Yeah I don't think so! Teemu is MINE!!!

At September 19, 2006 at 12:01 p.m. , Blogger hoopsjunky said...

Matt Cooke is saying that Nazzy and Mo want him on the first line. ;)

At September 19, 2006 at 12:36 p.m. , Blogger Zanstorm said...

hey, hoops! Welcome!
Yeah they probably do want Cooke. Anyone remember how Cooke played with them last time? I don't. Is Cooke a good 'sleeper' pick? Hmmm....
I think the Nucks may play musical chairs for a while in October

At September 19, 2006 at 1:32 p.m. , Blogger Doogie said...

I'm taking Teemu in the first round just so I can trade him to Sleek. You've sold yourself out, dude.

At September 19, 2006 at 2:36 p.m. , Blogger Tapeleg said...

Sleek is going with the entire Ducks team, because he has total faith in XM Radio.

BTW: I have a smackboard up for tonight at my hockey travel page. A lot like what's going to happen opening night.



At September 19, 2006 at 3:36 p.m. , Blogger Hodge said...

Sleek's got trouble right off the hop with a two goalie system...who to take, who to take.

I'm predicting a waste of two consecutive picks on Duck goalies. lol


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