Sports Canucks’ Alex Edler to miss minimum two weeks with upper-body injury

13:00  04 december  2019
13:00  04 december  2019 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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Edler will miss 4-6 weeks due to a sprained knee ligament.Head coach Travis Green confirmed the news Saturday after the team's morning skate. Edler , who Edler , who has one assist in three games this season, sprained his medial collateral ligament in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Leon Draisaitl scored two power-play goals as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3- 2 Sunday night to snap a two -game losing skid. Defenceman Alex Edler , who leads Vancouver by averaging 23 minutes, 38 seconds of ice time, missed the game with an upper - body injury . …

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Veteran Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler will miss a minimum of two weeks with an upper-body injury, head coach Travis Green announced Tuesday night.

Edler, 33, was injured in Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers and didn’t play in Sunday’s rematch with Edmonton or Tuesday’s game against the Ottawa Senators.

The Canucks are dealing with a wide range of injuries beyond Edler, as Brandon Sutter, Tyler Motte, Micheal Ferland, Jay Beagle and Tyler Graovac are all currently unavailable.

Edler has 15 points in 27 games this season and is averaging over 23 minutes of ice time.

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