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Douglas Murray Out With A Fractured Adam’s Apple

from David Pollak of Working the Corners,

Did get here in time to talk with Douglas Murray, who did not skate and won’t be playing tomorrow after a puck ramped up his stick and struck him in the throat…..

The problem is a fractured Adam’s apple that – if swelling occurs – would seriously and dangerously hamper his breathing.

.”What the doctors have told me, they call it prime real estate,” Murray said of the damaged area. “There’s not a lot of room there so any type of swelling becomes a major thing, though it’s nothing major right now.”

But right now, he feels fine.

“There’s nothing I can really feel. It’s more doctors that are going to make a decision on it. It can get a lot worse and it’s something you don’t want to mess around with,” he said. “Right now I just listen to what the doctors say.”


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Evilpens's avatar

Just OUCH!! & never knew you could fracture your Adam’s Apple gulp

Posted by Evilpens on 02/18/12 at 08:23 PM ET

DocF's avatar

My hand is involuntarily clutching my throat.  God! that hurts just to think about.


Posted by DocF from Now: Lynn Haven, FL; was Reidsville, NC on 02/18/12 at 10:20 PM ET

SolidTG7's avatar

No Sasquatch for SJ tomorrow.

Posted by SolidTG7 on 02/19/12 at 01:54 AM ET

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