Like many of us, you were wondering what was going on with Jesse Puljujarvi’s injury situation. He went from a pregame skate to a healthy scratch. From a healthy scratch, he went to the IR. From the IR, he got a second opinion. That second opinion led to hip surgery.
Funny how a player goes from “healthy scratch” to “hip surgery” without any games in between. You’ll forgive me if I have shades of Sheldon Souray or Ales Hemsky in my head.
“Discomfort” could go a long way in explaining the kind of season that Jesse Puljujarvi was having so far. Appearing on the fourth line for seven or eight minutes a night didn’t do Puljujarvi many favours either. Puljujarvi will hopefully be ready for the new season with a brand new contract and some linemates by September. Right?