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Sport Blues' Alex Steen out 4 weeks with high ankle sprain

02:20  08 november  2019
02:20  08 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

Sixers’ Joel Embiid to miss game versus Pistons

  Sixers’ Joel Embiid to miss game versus Pistons Joel Embiid will miss Saturday night’s game against the Detroit Pistons with a sprained right ankle. The 76ers big man reported discomfort in his ankle following Wednesday’s season-opening victory over the Boston Celtics. The two-time All-Star didn’t practice Friday and was only able to partake in a portion of Saturday morning’s shootaround at Detroit Country Day School. Afterward, he told the team medical staff that he would be unable to play Saturday. Power forward Al Horford will start in Embiid’s place at center versus the Pistons. Tobias Harris is expected to move from small forward to power forward.

He will be re-evaluated in four weeks . Steen left a 5-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Wednesday with 29 seconds remaining in the second period after colliding with Oilers forward Alex Chiasson. Steen has five assists in 17 games this season and 610 points (238 goals

If you look at his experiences sheerly as a competitor, he’s had some lousy luck with the Buffalo Sabres. The latest bit of lousy news is that he was diagnosed with another high - ankle sprain and is out for at least four to six weeks . With the Sabres having little to play for in 2017-18 (really, they’re

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues winger Alex Steen will miss at least four weeks because of a high ankle sprain.

a hockey player on the field: St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen (20) scores an empty-net goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Monday, March 13, 2017. The Blues won 3-1. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)© APARC St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen (20) scores an empty-net goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Monday, March 13, 2017. The Blues won 3-1. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Steen injured his left ankle in a collision with Edmonton's Alex Chaisson late in the second period of the defending Stanley Cup champions' 5-2 win over the Oilers on Wednesday night. The Blues put him on injured reserve Thursday, announcing he'd returned to St. Louis and would be re-evaluated in four weeks.

Blues lose top-line scorer Vladimir Tarasenko for at least five months

  Blues lose top-line scorer Vladimir Tarasenko for at least five months The Blues overcame adversity to win the Stanley Cup last year, and now they will have to do it again. Vladimir Tarasenko is out at least five months.

Denver QB Paxton Lynch out 2- 4 weeks with high ankle sprain . Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Monday that Lynch will miss at least two to four weeks with a right ankle injury. Lynch stayed down after a 1-yard completion to Emmanuel Sanders with just under five minutes remaining in the third

Sportsnet’s Elliott Friedman reported this week that Byfuglien also had issues last season with the dressing-room divide, which led captain Blake Wheeler to alter his leadership style. Blues ' Alex Steen out four weeks with high ankle sprain . 2 hours ago.

a hockey game in the snow: Vancouver Canucks' Troy Stecher (51) checks St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)© APWF Vancouver Canucks' Troy Stecher (51) checks St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Steen has five assists in 17 games this season, his 12th with St. Louis. The 35-year-old Swede had five points in the playoffs to help the Blues win their first title in franchise history.

The Blues are already without top-line winger Vladimir Tarasenko for the rest of the regular season following right shoulder surgery. Earlier this week, they traded 2014 first-round pick Robby Fabbri to Detroit for Jacob de la Rose.

St. Louis has won six in a row and is tied with Washington for the most points in the NHL.

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Saquon Barkley refusing to be shut down for season despite injuries .
Barkley was held to a career-worst one yard on 13 carries in Sunday’s loss to the New York Jets. He is still trying to recover from a high ankle sprain, and went for an X-ray on his shoulder after Sunday’s loss. Despite the temptation to protect a beaten-down standout, Barkley has no intention of sitting as long as he’s capable of playing.“The mindset of sitting me out and resting me for the rest of the season is beyond me,” Barkley said, via Jordan Raanan of ESPN. “I do not agree with it. It won’t happen. I’m going to keep going until I can’t go no more.

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