Cam Fowler Injury: Updates on Ducks Defender’s Knee and Return

January 2nd, 2016 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »
On Saturday, the Anaheim Ducks offered further prognosis for defenseman Cam Fowler's knee sprain, announcing the former U.S. Olympian will be out four to six weeks. 

Fowler suffered the injury in Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Flyers and was placed on injured reserve the next day. The team recalled top prospect Shea Theodore to account for the transaction. 

According to Fowler (via the Ducks' official Twitter account), his rehab is "going well," as he said, "I feel good and the rehab is going well. I knew what to expect, and I'm trying to make it back sooner."

At the time of his injury, Fowler led the Ducks in ice time (an average of 22 minutes and 38 seconds per game) with three goals and nine assists while playing in all 34 contests to that point. 

The Ducks are already down a defenseman after Simon Despres suffered a concussion four games into the season.

Despite the alarming attrition to key contributors, Theodore, 20, offered a promising performance in his debut Tuesday against the Calgary Flames.

The Ducks’ 2013 first-round draft pick played 15:45, took 21 shifts and was ...

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