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Despres Head Injury, Wolski Breaks Neck, Dylan Strome Scratched & More News

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Simon Despres looks like he’ll miss a little time. He’s scheduled to see a specialist after beginning to suffer from symptoms that are often an indication of a head injury in the absence of recent trauma. Speaking Friday, general manager Bob Murray said, “There’s something wrong here and we’ve got to get to the bottom of it.” Murray stopped short...
Via The Hockey Writers
October 15, 2016

Wojtek Wolski in intensive care following crash into boards

Scary news out of the KHL, as former Colorado Avalanche forward Wojtek Wolski was seriously injured during Thursday’s matchup between Metallurg Magnitogorsk and Barys Astana. Wolski was chasing the puck against the boards when he collided with Vladimir Markelov. Wolski slid with Markelov on top of him and went face first into the boards, violently hitting his neck. He was motionless...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Former NHL player Wojtek Wolski suffers terrifying injury playing in KHL

Wojtek Wolski played for five different NHL teams during his eight-season NHL career, most notably for the Colorado Avalanche in the late 2000s where he was around a 20-goal scorer. Since the start of the 2013-14 season, he’s played in the KHL. Now playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk, he suffered a very scary injury while chasing the puck into the boards. The video is below, and...
Via The Comeback
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Capital suffers broken neck in KHL game

Former Washington Capital Wojtek Wolski remains in intensive care Friday after suffering a horrific injury in a KHL game.Playing in Metallurg Magnitogorsk's game Thursday, Wolski crashed headfirst
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
October 14, 2016

Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski in intensive care following scary crash into boards

Former NHL forward Wojtek Wolski is in intensive care following a terrifying crash into the boards during a KHL game this week.On Thursday, the Metallurg Magnitogorsk winger slid head-first into the boards while pursuing a loose puck during the third period. The collision (below) was awkward and frightening and is very difficult to watch.Wolski had to be stretchered off the...
Via FOX Sports
October 14, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL October 14th, 2016

Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski injured in head-first collision with boards in KHL game. [National Post] Patrick Roy puts Englewood home and furniture on the market. [9 News] Eight NHL players who deserve your 'follow'. [CBC] Fan pens open letter to P.K. Subban on first day of Montreal Canadiens' season. [Montreal Gazette] Ottawa Senators' home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs...
Via Mile High Hockey
October 14, 2016

Checking in on the Rangers European based prospects

While the Rangers have gotten off to a fast start, several of the Rangers European based prospects have been seeing significant action at the same time. Let’s take a quick look at the kids playing in Europe. Buchnevich playing well While the KHL’s leading point scorers feature faces from Rangers past (Wojtek Wolski and Nigel […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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