Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Injuries - Halt in success and games for Canada’s Jovanovski

The well known and famous player of National Hockey League, Canada ED Jovanovski will miss the Olympics due to lower abdominal injury. He may have to miss the Olympic hockey tournament which is scheduled to start from February 15 in Torino, Italy. It was realized after meeting a leading doctor that surgery is the best solution to his problem. It is estimated that he would be replaced with the Toronto defenseman Bryan McCabe, who was selected in Canada’s backup squad.
Jovanovski is a player of Canadian professional hockey. He plays for the National Hockey League's Vancouver Canucks. This eminent player of the hockey league was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 1994 NHL Entry draft and appeared in the Stanley Cup playoffs finals with the Panthers in 1996. The player possesses smooth skating skills, offensive flair and heavy body checks. He brought laurels to the team by being a part of it and attaining success. His achievements include being a part of the 2002 Canadian Olympic gold medal team, the 2004 World Cup Championship team and the 2005 World Hockey Championships silver medal team was selected to play for Canada team at the 2006 Olympics but had to pull out before the tournament due to injury. Jovanovski, a three-time NHL All-Star, has six goals and 22 assists in 39 games this season for the Canucks.
When contacted McCabe, he said that he was very excited on the chance of playing being a part of this team. He expects to have a lot of fun and being able to give a terrific season. Toronto coach Pat Quinn will coach the Canadian team. “Its hard news for Ed and his family and for us," said Canucks vice president Steve Tambellini, also the Canadian Olympic team's director of player personnel. "On the other hand I'm sure he's relieved he can take some action now and have some timetable to get back and play for us." All team members, coachers, fans and the worried people wish and pray for his healthy and soon return in the team. For more information please refer to www. Nhl.com


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