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Ducks Gameday: The Injury Bug

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A look at the injuries to come.

Oh god damn it, is this ANOTHER injury? Photo credit
Oh god damn it, is this ANOTHER injury? Photo credit
Al Bello

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Anaheim Ducks
@ New York Rangers

Monday, Nov 4, 2013, 4:30 PM PST
Madison Square Garden

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The Ducks are having horrible luck with injuries this season, stretching back into the offseason (and in Beauch's case, last year's postseason).

Here's a look at the injuries that have plagued the team so far:

Date Player Injury
5/20/2013 Francois Beauchemin Torn ACL surgery
9/11/2013 Sheldon Souray Torn right wrist ligament
9/18/2013 Andrew O`Brien Undisclosed injury
9/19/2013 Luca Sbisa Sprained ankle
9/21/2013 Emerson Etem Lower-body injury
9/24/2013 Jakob Silfverberg Lower-body injury
10/6/2013 Matt Beleskey Upper-body injury
10/7/2013 Kyle Palmieri Upper-body injury
10/18/2013 Viktor Fasth Lower-body injury
10/21/2013 Dustin Penner Concussion
10/26/2013 Jakob Silfverberg Broken right hand
10/27/2013 Mathieu Perreault Sprained left wrist
10/28/2013 Saku Koivu Concussion
10/30/2013 Teemu Selanne Oral surgery
11/2/2013 Sami Vatanen Upper-body injury

We here at BoC have developed software to project potential future injuries for a given team, given what we know about their past injuries and common injuries fed into the software from pop culture. I decided to run it on Anaheim's roster to see what we might be looking at as the season stretches on...

Nick Bonino

Anvil dropped on head


Andrew Cogliano

Slips on banana peel


Ryan Getzlaf

Hammered into road by a roadrunner


Jonas Hiller

Shot in the buttocks by an incompetent hunter


Cam Fowler

Space-related injury


Corey Perry

Ryan Garbutt's next charging headshot


Gameday Prediction

Ducks win 3-2 in OT, game winning goal from Emerson Etem.

Classic Moment

To help commemorate the Ducks' 20th year this season, each gameday I'll be posting a clip of a classic moment from the team's history against that night's opponent. Here is today's...

This video, from the Rangers' perspective, discusses the time when a struggling expansion team in 1994 beat that year's eventual Stanley Cup champions 4-2, and the temper-tantrum Rangers' coach Mike Keenan had on the bench. October 19th, 1994:

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