Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 1/23/15
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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is currently day-to-day with a back injury, according to Ron Knabenbauer on the team's official website. He was supposed to start against the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night, but his back is too stiff. He was also a game-time decision for Friday night's game against the Florida Panthers, and ended up dressing for the game as the backup. Sami Aittokallio was recalled and will start against the Bolts."Giguere was supposed to play for us tonight, but we have three games in four nights and we just feel we want to give Varlamov a rest,” said head coach Patrick Roy. "We have a lot of confidence in Aittokallio. He had a really good training camp for us, and I think it would be a good time for him to have his first start for us this year. He played really well in L.A. last year. It will be a good challenge for him.”By Mafue, via Wikimedia CommonsThe 36-year-old veteran is having a good season in his backup role with the Avs. Giguere ha...
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