Found May 31, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
The end of a hockey season always means teams finally disclose what injuries players were dealing with. Sometimes it might explain poor play, but players almost always will never use that as an excuse. Either way, it sheds light on how many guys are playing hurt and how paranoid teams are when it comes to making injuries public. With the Sharks ending their season on Tuesday, we can now find learn some of the Sharks’ official injury list. Some of these were known, some come as surprises. Justin Braun – left hand Originally broke a bone in his hand during the lockout playing in Finland. Played through the injury throughout the truncated season. Needs “minor” offseason surgery. Marc-Edouard Vlasic – hairline fracture, left foot Suffered the injury blocking a shot in Game 4 vs. the Kings. Had the foot frozen before every game thereafter. Won’t need offseason surgery. Logan Couture – left ankle Hurt his ankle and missed nearly a period’s worth of time after crashing into the boards in G...
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