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by Paul on 12/24/08 at 10:08 AM ET
from Adrian Dater of All Things Avs,
Sakic, Svatos, Salei, now Stastny. Last year, it was Sakic, Smyth, Stastny, Svatos, Sauer and Skrastins.
All of the above Avs S-Men have suffered some serious injuries in the past 12 months, but tonight was a real killer.
Thanks to Brett Clark’s penalty with 1:33 left in regulation (and I’m not throwing Clarkie under the bus for causing Stastny’s injury here, just stating a fact), Stastny had to do penalty-killing duty with the Coyotes on a 6-on-4, and because of that, he was in the way of Olli Jokinen’s big slap shot that fractured his forearm.
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