Scrapes, Breaks and Strains: 15 Noteworthy Injuries of the 2010-2011 Season

January 4th, 2011 by Liz Brownstein Leave a reply »
When you have full grown men skating on razor thin blades at top speeds on a frozen rink, is it really a surprise that hockey is a dangerous sport?  

From concussions to feet surgery, literally head to toe, the hockey world is no stranger to prolonged injuries, and for some fans, it can seem like a lifetime until their beloved top-line scorer returns from a sports hernia.  

In the next 15 slides, I'll just skim the surface of some of the most consequential injuries of this 2010-2011 season thus far.  Most of these require a bit more than putting ice on it to heal the wounds that both the player and the team suffer.

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