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James Wisniewski on the Road to Recovery

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

On Wednesday afternoon, the Anaheim Ducks received encouraging news regarding injured defenceman James Wisniewski.

Defeating the defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings at home on Tuesday to take a 2-1 series lead didn’t seem that important to Anaheim players, as their thoughts were focused on Wisniewski, who was taken off the ice on a stretcher in front of a stunned crowd in the second period.

This 25-year old, who was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks at the NHL trade deadline, suffered an injury very similar to fellow defenceman Chris Pronger a few years ago when he was playing with the St. Louis Blues.

Wisniewski, who is plus-four in nine playoff games this spring, was hit squar...

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