Injury Report: Ryan Smyth (Groin - Out Atleast a Week)

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  1. gizhola

    gizhola Registered User

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    As per Twitter

    Gene Principe ‏@GenePrincipe 12m
    Taylor Hall will have company in Edm.Ryan Smyth is flying home.Smyth didn't skate this morning and will be looked at by team's medical staff
     
  2. The Joker*

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    And so it begins...

    Usually we're half decent before everyone gets hurt. This year we have two wins and now everyone is hurt.
     
  3. OiledUp

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    Darn it. Just as he was starting to look like a hockey player again. But tbh a few games on the sidelines might be good in the long run to keep him from burning out as long as the injury isn't to severe. So Pitlick certain to draw in I guess? Will be nice to see him in a situation where he's not expected to score but to play hard and crasch the net, he could actually benefit from it.
     
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    Ottawa lost their Norris trophy winning Dman, their #1 goalie and their best forward/C for almost all of last year and made the playoffs. The oilers have built up enough depth that to this point we can't use injuries as an excuse. Especially when everyone and their dog are hating on Smyth and under valued Gagner in past years.
     
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    What happened to him?
     
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    O you mean what is his injury no clue
     
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    Who knows? When he isn't doing wraparounds he lays on the ice. Maybe he strained his shoulder doing a wraparound or he broke his coccyx when he fell down.
     
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    Honestly, I think that might be the case, look at Habby.

    From all reports, Nik was in great shape, but always ended up hurt, this could be the same thing.
     
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    Best word ever.

    If Pitlick can come in and provide some speed and physicality, shouldn't be a huge loss.
     
  10. McDrai

    McDrai Connor Doesn't Deserve This

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    We should just fly the whole team back to Edmonton
     
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    What ever will we do!?
     
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    Weird how we have no idea what happened to him
     
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    Clearly it was a Dustin Penner pancake type of injury.
     
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    Well, with all these injuries Arcobello may have just made the NHL.
     
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    Figured something was wrong with him when he started to play like an NHL hockey player again. The moment the *****ing on this board stopped, it was apparent Smytty had to be examined. :sarcasm:
     
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    They will...tomorrow night:sarcasm:
     
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    Ohhh noooo not Ryan Smyth! :sarcasm:
     
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    you might have missed how he played his way onto the team
     
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    He's been a pretty effective player for us.

    He would have been a useful piece to break our PP slump. We need that dirty goal.

    Without him, our team speed is a little better, but our net presence suffers.

    I would rather have him play instead of Jones.
     
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    flashy NHL is rigged

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    I think we should just fold the team. **** it
     
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    I don't think I'll miss him.
    I feel bad for saying it, but I like the team better when he isn't playing.
     
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    The legend of Ryan Smyth is a much better mentor to our young guys than the real Ryan Smyth.
     

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