Conclusive Evidence That Ilya Bryzgalov May or May Not Be Injured

Conclusive Evidence That Ilya Bryzgalov May or May Not Be Injured
April 19, 2012, 2:42 pm
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Twitter briefly exploded this morning when Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov left practice after just 10 minutes, and was replaced in goal by he who must not be named.

Now, to go along with the uncertain status of Nicklas Grossmann, Howard Eskin is reporting that Bryz has a hip injury and will be a game-time decision Friday night.

Howard Eskin
got some flyers injury news. I'm told Bryzgalov has hip injury. Game time decision. JVR cleared to play. And nick grossman not likely to pl
Apr 19 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

With Eskin on record, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren is refuting that report:

Tim Panaccio
Holmgren denies Bryzgalov has a new lower body inj. Other sources says "not aware" of any new injury
Apr 19 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

And there you have it: conclusive evidence that Ilya Bryzgalov may or may not be injured.
Of course, as is being pointed out on the social media outlets, Eskin has had an inside track on Flyers injuries before, even when the organization was publicly taking an opposing stance. It's also worth note that Bryz leaving a practice early is not at all out of the ordinary. So we'll just have to see how this one plays out.  Oh, by the way...
As an aside, you'll notice both tweets agree on the status of one James van Reimsdyk. Read more on his possible return here.
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