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Bob Murray On The Health Of Ryan Kesler And Patrick Eaves

via Kyle Shohara of the Ducks website,

With the season winding down, Ducks Executive Vice President/General Manager and Interim Head Coach Bob Murray today gave injury updates to Ryan Kesler and Patrick Eaves.

Kesler has missed the past seven games with a hip injury and has been limited to 60 games this season. The 34-year-old center appeared in his 1,000th NHL game on March 5 at Arizona. "We're going to meet with the doctors tonight, Kes and I," Murray said to reporters today. "Kes has to get everything in his life in order as to what he has to do in order to play. It's not exactly good for his body, the things he puts himself through. We need to take full inventory of where he is in his life and go forward from there. The agent and I have talked a bunch."

Murray wasn't optimistic when asked if there's a chance the former Selke Trophy winner suits up over the final two weeks of the season. "I doubt strongly you'll see him again this year."

Eaves hasn't played with the Ducks since Feb. 4 vs. Toronto and has been limited to seven games this season. The 34-year-old forward has also appeared in seven games with the AHL's San Diego Gulls, most recently on Feb. 23. Eaves played just two games last season because of post-viral syndrome.

"He's had a setback," said Murray. "Texted with him yesterday. There is no new diagnosis or anything. This is a very troubling situation, and everybody is doing the best they can with it. There is no diagnosis, and he's just struggling again with everything. Like Kes, we hope he gets better so he can have a normal life. I don't want to speak for him, but he's just struggling. It's more like what he had last year.

"He's experiencing some of the same issues as last year. Let's just leave it at that."

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Video- Patrick Eaves On His Return

It had been 12 1/2 months since Eaves last played.

The Ducks lost 3-2 in a shootout to the Rangers.


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The Anaheim Ducks Will Be Cautious With Patrick Eaves

from Lisa Dillman of The Athletic,

The​ Ducks are cautiously​ optimistic​ that​ forward Patrick​ Eaves​ will​ be​ able​ to​ play​​ in an exhibition game closer to the end of training camp.

Eaves missed all but two games last season because of a post-viral syndrome. He was originally, and as it turned out, incorrectly diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder that affects 1 in 100,000 Americans.

But it’s not any aftereffects from the mysterious post-viral syndrome that have the Ducks and Eaves working on a carefully crafted schedule for his return. The chief issue is his surgically repaired right shoulder.

continued ($$$)

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Health Update On Patrick Eaves

via the Anaheim Ducks,

Ducks right wing Patrick Eaves is currently resting comfortably in stable condition at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach after being diagnosed with what is suspected to be Guillain-Barré syndrome, a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system. After feeling symptoms of weakness, Eaves visited specialists Dr. Robert Watkins Sr. and Dr. Danny Benmoshe last week, which later led to Eaves being diagnosed and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the hospital. Eaves’ condition stabilized over the weekend and he was transferred out of the ICU. 

Eaves is expected to make a full recovery.

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Patrick Eaves Traded To The Anaheim Ducks

via the Anaheim Ducks,

The Ducks have acquired right wing Patrick Eaves from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a conditional 2017 second-round draft pick originally acquired from Toronto in the Frederik Andersen trade.

Eaves, 32 (5/1/84), co-led Dallas with a career-high 21 goals (tied with Tyler Seguin) and ranked tied for fourth in the NHL with 11 power-play goals at the time of the trade. Eaves appeared in 59 games with the Stars this season, recording a career-high 37 points (21-16=37) with 16 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-0, 200-pound forward also led the team in power-play goals, ranked third in points and power-play scoring (11-5=16), and second in shots on goal (154).

added 4:22pm, Dallas release is below...

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Videos- Tyler Seguin And Patrick Eaves Injured Last Night

Lindy Ruff on Tyler Seguin post-game...

via Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,

“It’s a dirty shot.  It’s just something that ends up taking your best player out of the game.  Not only out of the game, it is taking him out of the lineup for a little while for us.  (We will) just let the league deal with it.  I used to yell and scream about it but that doesn’t do any good.  It’s just a shot that didn’t need to happen.

We should find out more about Seguin's injury sometime today.



Patrick Eaves took a  puck to the head last night and went to the hospital for x-rays and he also has a concussion history.

Watch the incident below...

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Eaves Out 6-8 Weeks

from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Detroit Red Wings will forward Patrick Eaves will have surgery on Monday to repair his fractured jaw and is expected to be out for six-to-eight weeks, general manager Ken Holland said on Sunday.

“I talked to him, I don’t think he ever lost consciousness,’’ Holland said. “They did a CAT scan. Everything else is OK.

“Once they get in for the surgery, they’ll decide exactly what they need to do.’‘


Watch the video of how Eaves suffered the injury at The Malik Report.

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Eaves Settles In Wih Detroit

from Bill Roose of RedWings.com,

“In the end, this is where I felt most comfortable, and where I think I can get better every day – and that’s the most important thing to me,” said Eaves, whose uncle, Murray Eaves, played for the Wings from 1987-90. “We were doing those one-year deals for the past two years. It’s part of the process, to hopefully get a longer term deal, and to my wife, it’s a lot better. For me, it’s still season-by-season. So it’s really nice to have that.”

Heading into his third season with the Wings, Eaves feels at home in his role, even though that role has evolved from his rookie season with the Ottawa Senators.

“You have to play in the roles that you’re put in,” he said. “When I started out in Ottawa I was put in a scoring role. As things progressed here I’m in more of a checking role. I don’t mind doing either. You need both to win.”

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Wings Retain Eaves

via Craig Custance tweet,

Patrick Eaves deal done - $1.2 million per season for three years.

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Video- Eaves Needs Assistance Getting Off The Ice

Patrick Eaves, while killing a penalty blocked a Shea Weber shot.

The video tells the rest of the story.

Eaves did return to the game.

note 11:10pm, replaced the original video with one of better quality, the original can still be viewed below the first video….

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Eaves Remains A Red Wing

via a Pierre LeBrun tweet,

Patrick Eaves re-signs in Detroit for one year, $750,000

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Patrick Eaves Bad Shootout Attempt Tonight

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Patrick Eaves Gets His Shot In Detroit

from Bruce MacLeod of the Macomb Daily,

Eaves got a spot in the Detroit lineup by default. He has played in 40 of the Red Wings’ 51 games this season, including 23 of the past 24.

“It’s unfortunate that we had some injuries, but that got me into the lineup, got me going with (linemates) Helmer (Darren Helm) and Drapes (Kris Draper),” said Eaves. “It’s such a long season, something is going to happen.”

Although injuries got Eaves into the lineup, performance has kept him in. Eaves is now averaging 14:17 of ice time per game, more than Draper or Justin Abdelkader or Drew Miller.

A right-handed shot playing on the right side of Helm and opposite Draper, Eaves is fourth among Detroit forwards with 90 shots on goal, trailing only Henrik Zetterberg, Todd Bertuzzi and Pavel Datsyuk.

He came to Detroit with the reputation of a scorer, but Eaves is playing on a checking third line and is one of the team’s top penalty killers. In fact, the PK gave Eaves his first opportunity to prove himself in Detroit.


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Looking At Patrick Eaves

from the Universal Cynic,

Yes, it’s not a great sum of money from the Wings in the grand scheme of things, but one must remember that Eaves is injury-prone and has a history of concussions. One false move and he could potentially end up sitting in his closet, talking to his mittens for a third of a season. However, Eaves is still an excellent skater with capabilities along the boards that can be appreciated. And it’s safe to say that with a team like Detroit, his numbers are probably going to rebound, which only bodes well for him at this time, next year.


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Is This The Wings Right-Handed Shot?

via TSN,

The Detroit Red Wings signed free agent forward Patrick Eaves to a one-year contract on Tuesday, financial details were not disclosed.

Over his 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2008/09, the 25-year-old scored six goals with eight assists and a plus-7 rating. Eaves has played in 242 career NHL games and has score 45 goals and added 45 assists.

added 3:47pm, Here is an old story on Eaves when he was a sophomore at Boston College…

from Jay Hedstrom of BC Heights (Boston College),

Patrick Eaves, and brother Ben, had a somewhat different childhood than most. The Eaves family had moved 15 or 16 times by the time the boys went off to college. No matter where the family moved, however, the hockey sticks were always packed away.

“It started out in St. Cloud,” recalled the younger brother. “I was three years old, Ben was five. My father built a rink in our backyard. We had a little piece of ice out back. We went out there for about 10 minutes at a time and had to come warm up then go back out.”

To say that the Eaves are a “hockey family” would be an understatement. Patrick’s father, Mike, punched his time card with the NHL for eight seasons, playing for the Minnesota North Stars and the Calgary Flames.

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added 4:45pm, According to Wings beat writer Bruce MacLeod, salary is $500K.  Also, don’t forget he was recently bought out by the Bruins for $1.1M.

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