Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/15/13
Not the G-R-O-I-N! Well, if you were worried about the Canucks second line before David Booth tweeked his groin, you’re going to be $hitting bricks today. Canucks coach Alain Vigneault confirmed today that Canucks winger will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a groin strain. According to the Canucks coach, the strain occurred Sunday morning during fitness testing. Vigneault also stated the injury wasn’t due to lack of training, but rather over training on Booth’s part. The injury couldn’t come at a worse time, the Canucks are already missing second line center Ryan Kesler for a still undetermined period of time, now that two-thirds of the second line is lost to injury for the foreseeable future. You can bet now with this news that Canucks GM Mike Gillis feels pressure to make a deal. Earlier in the week I wrote how I thought Andrew Ebbett would slot in as the number two center in Kesler’s absense, unless the Canucks acquired a center in a trade for goalie Roberto Luongo. The next step? T...
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