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The 6th Sens:
Weeks after tweaking his knee in the February 13th pregame skate in Pittsburgh, Milan Michalek has finally elected to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
According to the organization, Michalek is having the procedure to remove bone chips from the same knee that forced him to miss 46 games during the 2003/04 season (torn ligament).
Michalek, who led the Senators with 35 goals last season, opted originally to wait and see if the injured knee would respond to time and rest; preferring to play through the injury and postpone surgery until the offseason. Although he eventually wound up playing in two consecutive games on March 6th and 8th, registering an assist in each, it came to a point where he and the organization decided that getting corrective surgery now was the best option.
On one hand, I can’t blame a player for wanting to delay surgery; especially given the circumstances. His already short-manned team was fighting for a playoff spot, and he wanted to ...
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Ottawa Senators players were recently quizzed by SensTV reporters on how to spell the last name of their teammates. How did they do?
Given that players on the Senators roster have names such as Dziurzynski, Wiercioch, Silfverberg, and Zibanejad, these names are tough for anyone to spell. Needless to say, the Senators themselves didn't do so well.
Video via NHL.com...
In terms of the major professional sports, the NHL might have the most difficult last names to spell and the below video is evidence that even players have problems spelling the last names of their teammates.
Check out a couple members of the Ottawa Senators attempting to spell the last names of some of their teammates.
Let's say that they didn't do well....
So proud of my bro and ex-teammate @bgsuhammond joing my cousin @jgpageau with the Sens org
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