How many ambulances can a chaser chase if a chaser could chase ambulances? Lots, apparently...that is, if you're looking for an NHL defenseman.
Is it open season on blueliners?
I don't think I've ever seen a period of time when so many NHL defensemen have gone down with potentially catastrophic injuries. A Mack truck with Steve Downie vanity plates ran down Roman Josi. Dan Boyle is apparently feeling better, but may still undergo major medical testing to make sure his brain is still in one piece. The sight of Niklas Kronwall being taken off the ice on a backboard made my stomach turn.
And I actually changed the channel after seeing Jacob Trouba go headfirst into the end boards Friday night. “Moving and alert.” I still get shivers thinking about it.
Today's game is fast and it's played on the edge, both literally and figuratively. The closer the boys play to that edge, the more fun it is for fans. But decisions get a whole lot harder when you You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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