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Jaroslav Halak re-injures groin

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04:02 PM ET 02.12 | St. Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak has re-injured his groin and will miss about one week while recovering. Halak originally injured the area against the Detroit Red Wings at the start of February. After being placed on injured reserve and missing three games, Halak was expected to return on Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. However, the goalie re-injured the area during warm-ups and was scratched just before game time. he is now expected to miss another week while recovering. Halak is 3-0-0 in five starts this season with a .889 save percentage and 2.10 goals against average. The Blues have lost all four games since Halak's injury, allowing four or more goals in each contest.

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February 12, 2013  04:22 PM ET

4 straight headlines of goalie injuries.

February 12, 2013  05:18 PM ET

How many other sports are getting 10 TR's per day?

All hail hockey!

February 12, 2013  05:19 PM ET

I warned Halak about taking 3 pills...........

(see Pekka Rinne TR earlier today)

February 12, 2013  05:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

4 straight headlines of goalie injuries.

It was bound to happen in a shortened season crammed with games with little time in between for proper rest. Expect more of the same.

February 12, 2013  05:38 PM ET
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How many other sports are getting 10 TR's per day?All hail hockey!

Ummm. They're actually the same three, repeated three times under slightly altered headlines.

February 12, 2013  05:44 PM ET
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It was bound to happen in a shortened season crammed with games with little time in between for proper rest. Expect more of the same.

sadly, yes.

February 12, 2013  08:37 PM ET

So JD made Howson walk the plank today. There is joy in Mudville

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February 13, 2013  03:48 AM ET
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No rest between games and not enough time for conditioning to start the season.

you call it inky allrighty then

February 13, 2013  06:37 AM ET
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It was bound to happen in a shortened season crammed with games with little time in between for proper rest. Expect more of the same.

Afraid you are probably right.

The Blues are really hurting without Halak. This year's Elliott has looked nothing like last year's Elliott.

February 13, 2013  12:59 PM ET
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4 straight headlines of goalie injuries.

They need The Monster....and Franzen... give us Polok for them....it's a done deal

February 13, 2013  08:19 PM ET
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How many other sports are getting 10 TR's per day?All hail hockey!

NFL

 
February 14, 2013  12:38 AM ET

all these groin injuries....maybe they should take gymnastics and ballet before playing.......specifically, practice doing the splits so they don't pull anything they shouldn't pull.

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