Jacob Trouba Injury: Updates on Jets Star’s Status, Likely Return Date

October 18th, 2013 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba suffered a scary injury Friday night against the St. Louis Blues.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Jeremy Rutherford reported the 19-year-old was attempting to hit Jordan Leopold along the boards, only to miss and hit head-first against the boards.

Trouba was attempting to hit Leopold and missed. He went head-first into the end boards. Another very scary scene. #stlblues #nhljets

— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) October 19, 2013 Rick Ralph of TSN 1290 reported that Trouba had movement in his legs, but the spinal board was brought out as a precaution.

Trouba had been moving his legs while laying on the ice.  Spinal board out followed by stretcher.  Precautions being taken.

— Rick Ralph (@RickRalphTSN) October 19, 2013  

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