Originally posted on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 2/19/13

NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 25: Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators warms up before playing against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on November 25, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
After tweaking his knee during the February 13th pregame skate in Pittsburgh, Milan Michalek is allegedly going to get a second opinion to determine whether or not surgery is needed. The winger has already missed three games because of the injury, but for what it’s worth, the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch writes that the Senators do not expect Michalek to be out for long, should he elect to have surgery. With the way that this season is spiralling out control, I can’t say I’m shocked. It’s starting to feel like the Senators representatives from the 2012 NHL All-Star Game are now victims from one of those Final Destination movies. One by one, they’re methodically being taken out by some higher power. It’s like the hockey gods are punishing us for stuffing the ballot box last season. (As an aside, dear Sergei Gonchar, about you being the only Senator on the ballot to not get enough votes to get into last year’s game, you’re welcome.) Oddly enough, for whatever reason, all ...
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