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  • Agent Girl Agent Girl Nov 19, 2009 9:22 PM Flag

    Ryan Smyth??

    Will Yahoo put him on IR?

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    • They won't unless the team does.
      Then Yahoo still doesn't have a great track record with being speedy.

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      • it sounds like they will probably put him on IR, but it wont be until next week.
        i found these NHL IR rules online:

        In the event that a player is injured and a Club wishes to place him on the Injured Reserve List the Club must follow these procedures:

        1. A club may place a player on the Injured Reserve List if such player is injured, disabled or ill and unable to perform his duties as a hockey player after having passed the Club's initial physical examination in that season.
        2. A player who has an injury that renders him physically unable to play for a minimum of seven days after that date of the injury can be placed on the Club's Injured Reserve List. Once a player is placed on the list, the Club may replace said player on its NHL roster with another player. All determinations that a player has suffered an injury warranting injured reserve status must be made by the Club's medical staff and in accordance with the Club's medical standards.
        3. A player placed on Injured Reserve is ineligible to compete in NHL games for a period of not less than seven days.

        Players on Injured Reserve may attend team meetings and meals, travel with the team and participate in practices


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