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Leafs Question

Discussion in 'Sports' started by 123fakest, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. 123fakest

    123fakest TRIBE Member

    Who was the player a few years ago that was injured because of a strange illness he got while cutting his hand doing up his skates?
     
  2. patri©k

    patri©k TRIBE Member

    Was it Mike Ridley?? Not sure...
     
  3. silver1

    silver1 TRIBE Member

    It happened to Belfour a few years ago. Got a staph infection when he cut his thumb on his skate.

    link
     
  4. AVE

    AVE TRIBE Member

    Michael Renberg
     
  5. Snapper

    Snapper TRIBE Member

     
  6. 123fakest

    123fakest TRIBE Member

    definately Renberg. Thought so..

    "In December, teammate Mikael Renberg suffered an even more serious infection after he cut his hand while tying his skates. The wound became infected and Mr. Renberg was taken to hospital with a 104-degree fever. Doctors discussed amputating the hand in order to save his life. Mr. Renberg said he was fortunate the team's athletic therapist got him to hospital quickly enough to avoid amputation, maybe even death. He, and some other players, now wear gloves while lacing their skates to avoid cuts or blisters."
    http://www.cleansportsct.com/news2.html

    now i need to find something to protect my blistered hands from my hockey gloves...
     
  7. ndrwrld

    ndrwrld TRIBE Member

    vasolene.
     
  8. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Pilar's also fucked up, so is that swiss kid with the heart valve problem.
     

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