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Phaneuf Out At Least A Month

via Darren Dreger tweet,

Phaneuf suffered a deep cut last night. Burke says he’s out at least 4 weeks.

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Da lil Guy's avatar

I gotta ask…

How does the guy get cut so deep on his leg that he’ll miss a month, and manage not to bleed at all?

Posted by Da lil Guy from Guelph, Ontario on 11/03/10 at 02:10 PM ET

Mandingo's avatar


/With apologies to Brian Burke

Posted by Mandingo from The Garage on 11/03/10 at 02:16 PM ET


Posted by Da lil Guy from Ottawa on 11/03/10 at 12:10 PM ET

You were in the dressing room with him after it happened?

Posted by NathanBC on 11/03/10 at 03:36 PM ET


I’m just speculating, but I watched the game & the replays look like he caught a skate from a player that was falling down - maybe the cut was higher up on his leg or in his (gulp!) groin area and therefore not really visible on TV ?

Posted by mc keeper on 11/03/10 at 04:29 PM ET

Puck's avatar

Hmm, I hadn’t noticed that Phaneuf even started the season.

Posted by Puck from San Francisco, CA on 11/03/10 at 04:40 PM ET

Da lil Guy's avatar

Mere curiosity on my part - I don’t mean to start any conspiracy theories.

I do not mean to suggest that Phaneuf is not actually cut any more than I mean to suggest he is a robot from the future sent back in time to protect Elisha Cuthbert from Sean Avery.

Posted by Da lil Guy from Guelph, Ontario on 11/03/10 at 06:48 PM ET

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