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Avs D-man Hunwick loses, finds, replaces tooth

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07:15 AM ET 04.24 | Prior to the Avs taking on the Blues Tuesday night, defenseman Matt Hunwick, who played with what he called a "fish bowl," addressed the facial injuries he suffered Sunday. David Backes' follow-through struck Hunwick in the cheek and mouth, causing a tooth/root to pop out and requiring stitches to the inside of his lip and cheek. The tooth/root was found by an official after the ensuing whistle after Hunwick skated off. The tooth/root were put back in Hunwick's mouth and the loose tooth is wired to its neighbors. "Pretty rare, one tooth knocked out, root and all, but lucky enough we could find it and put it back in. It took about 15 minutes," Hunwick said.

The Denver Post

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April 24, 2013  08:07 AM ET

What's the molar of this story?

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April 24, 2013  08:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

What's the molar of this story?

the loose tooth is wired to its neighbors


Invest in the steel industry?

April 24, 2013  09:00 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

What's the molar of this story?

hard to say, there's no bite to it

April 24, 2013  09:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Don't be an enameler.

you can't handle the tooth!

April 24, 2013  09:12 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

you can't handle the tooth!

Has anyone seen the bridge?

April 24, 2013  09:17 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Has anyone seen the bridge?

I'll look if you pay me a retainer

April 24, 2013  09:32 AM ET

This board is very punful to read.

April 24, 2013  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

This board is very punful to read.

Sorry you are suffering from Quiplash

Comment #10 has been removed
April 24, 2013  09:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

This board is very punful to read.

I find it very ful-filling.

Comment #12 has been removed
April 24, 2013  09:40 AM ET

No one has yet to get to the root of the matter

April 24, 2013  09:41 AM ET

And you all have flossed over the point of the article

April 24, 2013  09:43 AM ET

Hunwick has been on the Crest of stardom this year, thank goodness Backes' Aim was off, or else the injuries would be more severe

April 24, 2013  09:47 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Hunwick has been on the Crest of stardom this year, thank goodness Backes' Aim was off, or else the injuries would be more severe

Changes the whole Scope of the situation...now that's a Reach!

April 24, 2013  09:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Guess I better brace myself.

At Harry's house that's called foreplay.

April 24, 2013  09:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

And you all have flossed over the point of the article

We'll crown somebody champion a little later.

April 24, 2013  09:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

We'll crown somebody champion a little later.

and have 'implanted by end of the day!

 
April 24, 2013  09:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Sorry you are suffering from Quiplash

a worthy pun-ishment

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