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Sports Injury Alert:
Halifax Mooseheads' scoring prodigy and Tampa Bay Lightning top prospect Johnathan Drouin is suffering from concussion-like symptoms after Quebec Remparts' Adam Erne cross checked him into the bench-side dashers on Friday night.Ironically, Both Drouin and Erne are top entry draft picks of the Lightning and both assigned to teams in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Drouin was selected 3rd overall in the entry draft, and Erne 33rd.Should make for some interesting conversation behind closed doors with Lightning management.Erne is proving to be a hot head and cheap shot artist and is in line for his second suspension of the year, the first coming during the preseason as the result of an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues Vladimir Sobotka, for which Erne received three games.Erne is accusing Drouin of embellishment on the play, further adding to his already shaky reputation, but as the video below shows, it would have been tough for Drouin to have taken a dive: ...
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The Tampa Bay lightning are going to run out of defensemen.At least that's the way it seems, as their blue line took two more cruel hits with Victor Hedman and Keith Aulie both being confirmed on the shelf after each left their game against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday might in the second period.Hedman is the biggest blow, suffering a lower-body injury and is expected to miss...
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost two defensemen in their 3-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday.
Victor Hedman and Keith Aulie left the game in the second period and didn't return. Hedman has a lower-body injury; Aulie suffered a broken hand.
Coach Jon Cooper said Hedman is day-to-day, but that he does not expect him to be ready Saturday against the Winnipeg Jets.
The current number of Tampa Bay players sidelined by injury amounts to nearly half of the team’s NHL roster as the Lightning get set to host the Winnipeg Jets tonight.
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from Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times,
Adam Erne was not suspended for his from-behind hit Friday that caused Jonathan Drouin's head to hit the side glass and might have caused a concussion.
But the idea of one Lightning prospect injuring another in a junior Quebec league game raised an interesting question: Is there a responsibility for players in the same organization...
Fresh off a less-than-perfect 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Tampa Bay Lightning are set to take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Former Southeast Division foes, the Jets and Lightning have not yet met in this 2013-14 campaign; tonight marks the first of two meetings this season.
Tampa heads into tonightâs contest looking to keep the...
Murphy out with shoulder injury, Drouin with concussion-like symptoms will be reevaluated by team doctors again tomorrow.
— Halifax Mooseheads (@HFXMooseheads) December 7, 2013
Adam Erne, also a Lightning draft pick, was the player who put the hit on Drouin.