Found June 13, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
Photo credit: Paul Bereswill CHICAGO—According to a report from DJ Bean of the Big Bad Blog on WEEI.com, Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton has been dealing with a chronic shoulder subluxation, which is why he left Game 1 on Wednesday night in pain. In a cruel twist of irony, the injury was first suffered when the gritty forward fought Pittsburgh Penguin Jarome Iginla back on April 20.   As some may recall, the shoulder problem caused him to miss the final five games of the season, and then he returned for playoff action. However, they reared their ugly head again Wednesday night when during battle at the front of the net on the powerplay, he bumped into Niklas Hjalmarsson a defenseman for the Blackhawks . That appeared to be the final straw for Horton. He did have his shoulder popped in once he came off the ice, but was in too much pain to return. This injury will not require surgery in the offseason according to the report, and the likely method of treatment is a procedure that w...
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