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Canucks' Injury Updates

Posted 2:29 AM ET | Comments 5
The injuries on the blueline continue to mount.

Defencemen Willie Mitchell and Rory Fitzpatrick did not skate on Saturday. Mitchell is expected to play Game 3, but Fitzpatrick is questionable with the flu.

In case Fitzpatrick can't go, the Canucks have recalled veteran defenceman Yannick Tremblay from the Manitoba Moose.

Sami Salo was close to returning on Friday, so there is a chance he may play on sunday.

Bieksa will not play on Sunday, he skated by himself on Saturday and according to TSN, he "moved like he had eggs in his pockets"
April 29, 2007 4:32 AM ET | Delete
I'm down with Yannick, he's a cool cat.
April 29, 2007 4:58 AM ET | Delete
No Panic Yanic could boost our powerplay especially if Salo can't play. He's got a pretty good canon. I'd rather have Fitzy though, since he's so much better defensively.
April 29, 2007 2:35 PM ET | Delete
urgh, i don't think tremblay will do us any favours if he plays. winning this series will require a water-tight defence, and tremblay isn't known for his defensive abilities. and after his first couple games, he wasn't all that great on the powerplay either. i just hope he doesn't have to play
April 29, 2007 4:18 PM ET | Delete
I heard a rumour that Bieksa has a broken rib
April 29, 2007 5:59 PM ET | Delete
I have been wondering about the honesty behind Bieksa's so called flu.
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