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2019-2020 Injury Thread

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The Montreal Canadiens have announced today that forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday. 

''With regards to Jesperi, it was a chronic, minor injury that did not stop him from playing this past season. Jesperi will remain in Montreal for the coming weeks to complete his rehabilitation program with our team's medical staff. We have been told by our medical group that there should be no delay in starting his offseason training," said Canadiens general manager, Marc Bergevin.

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perhaps this explains his slowdown a bit more.

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2 hours ago, ramcharger440 said:

perhaps this explains his slowdown a bit more.

Also could explain the switch to wing for a bit - cartilage damage can make mobility painful & a north south wing position would be easier on him. 

Its a little concerning he has this issue but i suppose its possible he's had it for years & they never diagnosed it in Finland.  Lets hope its as minor & speedy & the team would have us believe.  

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10 hours ago, maas_art said:

Also could explain the switch to wing for a bit - cartilage damage can make mobility painful & a north south wing position would be easier on him. 

Its a little concerning he has this issue but i suppose its possible he's had it for years & they never diagnosed it in Finland.  Lets hope its as minor & speedy & the team would have us believe.  

September 2019:

Bergevin: "Jesperi has a lower body injury and will be back soon."

 

December 2019:

Bergevin: "Jersperi has a lower body injury and there is no time frame for his return."

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3 hours ago, jennifer_rocket said:

September 2019:

Bergevin: "Jesperi has a lower body injury and will be back soon."

 

December 2019:

Bergevin: "Jersperi has a lower body injury and there is no time frame for his return."

The team may have wanted to protect him some also. Anytime an opponent knows of a weakness then they will target that area more. This is a business along with a sport. As the playoffs wind down and teams are eliminated all fan bases will find out injuries that their teams players had. As much as fans may whine about it , we the fans actually don't have any "right" to know! The only reason the NFL does (they didn't always) is because of the pressure big $ in the betting industry and now fantasy leagues which are big money. 

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22 hours ago, ramcharger440 said:

perhaps this explains his slowdown a bit more.

It may also explain why he wasn't given top minutes on the top lines as the season wore on.

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Jonathan Drouin had surgery today to set a broken nose.  He broke this during the season (no indication of when) but they waited till now to reset it.


Apparently Habs brass say it is a very minor surgery and when fully healed he should have much more of a nose for the net. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sorry. 

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5 minutes ago, maas_art said:

Jonathan Drouin had surgery today to set a broken nose.  He broke this during the season (no indication of when) but they waited till now to reset it.


Apparently Habs brass say it is a very minor surgery and when fully healed he should have much more of a nose for the net. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sorry. 

Sorry? You should be ashamed :P

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2 hours ago, maas_art said:

Jonathan Drouin had surgery today to set a broken nose.  He broke this during the season (no indication of when) but they waited till now to reset it.


Apparently Habs brass say it is a very minor surgery and when fully healed he should have much more of a nose for the net. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sorry. 

He only missed 1 game and never wore a cage. Seems more likely to me a team mate slugged him at the end of the season. 

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50 minutes ago, habs1952 said:

He only missed 1 game and never wore a cage. Seems more likely to me a team mate slugged him at the end of the season. 

Probably Weber for all the drop passes that exploited Webers lack of speed.

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14 hours ago, maas_art said:

Jonathan Drouin had surgery today to set a broken nose.  He broke this during the season (no indication of when) but they waited till now to reset it.


Apparently Habs brass say it is a very minor surgery and when fully healed he should have much more of a nose for the net. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sorry. 

Sorry? That’s hilarious! Hopefully it comes true lol.

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Carey Price to undergo surgery ... to remove the rest of the team off his back finally

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54 minutes ago, HabsAlways said:

Carey Price to undergo surgery ... to remove the rest of the team off his back finally

Ha. Ha ha. Haaaaaaa...

Don't do that. Just don't. :lol:

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2 hours ago, HabsAlways said:

Carey Price to undergo surgery ... to remove the rest of the team off his back finally

:4224:

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