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Nisky is not OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:59 am

Trib reporting that the injury was an ankle but not serious. He'll be day to day after tonight's game moving forward.

That is the first injury of the year and thankfully we will have him back soon. My hope is that with his minutes we elevate Despres' time and role, and see him return to his late season form with more responsibility.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Lesky on Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:05 am

Great news, thanks!
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Eismann on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:15 am

Did you steal the Nisky files in Berlin to get this information?
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby ffemtreed on Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:57 am

Day to day....... Thats not a good sign with the Pens.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby sil on Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:42 am

So then he's a pansy! Get back on the ice Matt! :wink:
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby tfrizz on Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:45 am

Trib reporting Nisky is officially out for tonight, but not serious.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Gaucho on Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:55 am

So will Despres or Bortuzzo dress and not play?
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:07 am

I would think Despres will dress, so he can be showcased for that big trade Rob Rossi's talking about. :lol: :face:
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Gaucho on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:10 am

Simon Despres for John Prozac and a bar of chocolate.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby slappybrown on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:17 am

Gaucho wrote:Simon Despres for John Prozac and a bar of chocolate.

I traded Despres three years into my NHL 13 GM career for a 1st (12th overall) and a 3rd when he hadn't developed much from his original ratings. This is the minimum I would now demand from Shero.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby penny lane on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:23 am

very good news! Hopefully not a high ankle sprain als 2008 penguin injury.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:23 am

penny lane wrote:very good news! Hopefully not a high ankle sprain als 2008 penguin injury.


I doubt they would categorize a high-ankle as anything less than serious and 4-6 weeks. Guessing it's more contusion than ligament.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Kaizer on Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:36 am

ffemtreed wrote:Day to day....... Thats not a good sign with the Pens.


broken spinal column
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Admin on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:33 pm

2-4 weeks, lower body per HCDB
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby cheesesteakwithegg on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:34 pm

Admin wrote:2-4 weeks, lower body per HCDB


Hopefully it's closer to 2 than 4. 4 weeks in this shortened season is a lot.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby BurghThing on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:35 pm

We're doomed :scared:
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby tfrizz on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:42 pm

:face:
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:47 pm

Well that stinks. Quite a reversal from the day to day update of last night, but there are two heads on this team that are more critical than his ankle. Injuries are going to happen, so we just have to move on.

Too bad though, because he was having a great start to follow up his great season last year.

I have more confidence in Despres than many here do. I hope they leave him opposite Letang as they had him in practice. I think he will perform Niskanen's role better than he performs the bottom pair, limited ice time role.
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Re: Nisky is OK

Postby Mad City Mike on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:50 pm

Admin wrote:2-4 weeks, lower body per HCDB


Egad! That's like 4-6 in a real season. That means 2-4 weeks of Despres floating around out there. This can only lead to disaster. I guess you have to move Engo up with Letang since Despres is not good enough defensively to play with Letang. They might actually be better off trying Bortuzzo in that spot than Despres. Or Brian Strait...er...wait. I forgot they waived him because Byslma hates true defensive defensemen.
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby columbia on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:51 pm

Bylsma declined to say who would play in Niskanen's place but might have tipped his hand when he said Simon Despres is capable of replacing Niskanen on the second power-play unit.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/spo ... z2JNsf86k7
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby RxBandit66 on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:53 pm

I like Bortuzzo and think he's a good player. Also, Mark Eaton may soon be able to help out. As for Despres, he may be in the lineup for the short term, but he is so traded it isn't even funny.
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby Froggy on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:53 pm

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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby columbia on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:54 pm

RxBandit66 wrote:As for Despres, he may be in the lineup for the short term, but he is so traded it isn't even funny.


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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:54 pm

Defense is going to be putting up the minutes the top 3 for the Rangers did last year in the playoffs.
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Re: Nisky is OK. Update: 2-4 weeks

Postby Gaucho on Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:55 pm

Nisky is ok, out 2-4 weeks.
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