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Turns out Brandon Dubinsky’s hand injury was actually sinus pressure

Mar 8, 2012, 2:24 PM EDT

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From the “Dr. Nick Riviera diagnosis” department…

Remember the hand injury that forced Brandon Dubinsky out of Tuesday’s 4-1 loss to the Devils? The same one that kept him from practicing on Wednesday?

Yeah…turns out that was a sinus problem, according to the New York Post.

“Just didn’t feel well; got hit in the nose pretty hard,” Tortorella said in explaining Dubinsky’s absence. “[He is] just having some problems with his sinuses, just isn’t on top of it. So he took today off.”

Dubinsky confirmed the new diagnosis to Newsday’s Steve Zipay.

“I’m OK, I took it in the nose pretty good,” he said. “The issue is the [sinus] pressure.”

And so ends the curious case of Dubi’s dubious diagnosis.

As for Dubinsky’s status? Tortorella said he’d travel with the team to Ottawa for Thursday’s game and to Chicago for Friday’s affair, but offered no guarantee he’d be in the lineup for either.

  1. broadstbully33 - Mar 8, 2012 at 3:41 PM

    turns out no one cares….

    • brian32556 - Mar 8, 2012 at 7:09 PM

      …about the Flyers. Yeah, you’re right. No one cares about the Flyers.

      • lostpuppysyndrome - Mar 8, 2012 at 8:51 PM

        Well, no one but Philly anyway. Kinda like Toronto.

  2. hanktheking - Mar 8, 2012 at 3:46 PM

    Didn’t I write this in the comments section yesterday? Your fired.

    • brian32556 - Mar 8, 2012 at 7:21 PM

      Nice call hanktheking!

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