Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/10/14

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 01: Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 1, 2010 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Flyers defeat the Hurricanes 3-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Jeff Skinner is trying to consult with multiple sources in terms of his upper body injury. The Carolina Hurricanes have gotten nothing but bad news lately when it comes to injuries, so they are hoping for some good news. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, the 21 year old missed practice on Monday to get a second opinion regarding how much time he will miss with whatever the issue is with his upper body. The team is mostly concerned with the fact that Skinner has recurring concussion problems, but per newsobserver.com, onlookers insist it is probably hand/wrist related. No one is sure if the team will clarify the injury, but they are being cautious with their young forward just the same. Head coach Kirk Muller said, “It’s important to be careful with him.” “We’ll see if there’s a different answer to how it’s healing or what it is, just to make sure before we give him that green light to go again.” Other injuries include, Anton Khudobin (lower body) who skated on his own o...
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