Sergei Bobrovsky Injury: Updates on Blue Jackets Goalie’s Groin and Return

December 10th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Columbus Blue Jackets placed star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on injured reserve due to a strained groin.  

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Bobrovsky on IR, Out for 3 Weeks Thursday, Dec. 10 The Blue Jackets announced the news about their netminder through their official website.

Bobrovsky missed extended time last season when he suffered a groin injury, and he wasn't able to play in the NHL All-Star Game as a result. It appears this is an ongoing issue, which doesn't bode well for the 27-year-old's long-term outlook.

StatsCentre highlighted how well Bobrovsky had been playing before going down in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings:

Curtis McElhinney will replace Bobrovsky between the pipes for Columbus. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen expressed optimism Wednesday about the goalie's ability to fill in well, per the Columbus Dispatch's Aaron Portzline: "Curtis has been very good, and now he gets his chance again. Now we're going to have to find other ways to win hockey games. Bobrovsky has been keeping us in games, being the Bob w ...

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