Regin’s Season in Jeopardy?
With a looming decision on whether or not to proceed with more rehab or corrective shoulder surgery (it would be his second procedure since March), should Peter Regin choose the latter, he could potentially miss the remainder of the 2011-12 season.
One can definitely understand why Regin would be apprehensive about missing any prolonged period of time. As an impending restricted free agent, he will have little, if any, leverage in any contract negotiations this summer. After an underwhelming sophomore season, Regin needed a bounce back campaign to remind fans of the player that they saw during the 2010 playoff series against Pittsburgh.
In fact, the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch raised the possibility that with because of his recurring shoulder problem, Bryan Murray could potentially elect not to extend Regin a qualifying offer to keep him under team control. With players like Stephane Da Costa and Jakub Silfverberg vying for spots next season, there ...