Skip to content

Jason Demers might not be as hurt as we thought

Jan 6, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

Comments Off on Jason Demers might not be as hurt as we thought
Jason Demers,Tomas Vincour AP

Sharks defenseman Jason Demers got hurt playing in Europe. The question left now is just how hurt is he?

Initially it was believed he’d miss at least three weeks of action, but his agent said he would be out 4-6 weeks. Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea.com hears differently, however, and says Demers won’t miss much time at all.

With a shortened training camp on the way, it was set up to be a big one for Demers as the Sharks added Brad Stuart in the offseason and his fight for a spot in the top six would be harder. What might help Demers out is a reported fractured hand to fellow youngster Justin Braun.

Latest Posts
  1. Report: Antropov mulling NHL return

    Jul 27, 2015, 9:29 PM EDT

    Nik Antropov Getty Images

    But are any teams mulling his return?

  2. Mayers returning to ‘Hawks in front office role

    Jul 27, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT

    jamalmayersgetty Getty Images

    Where he’ll work as a community liaison.

  3. ‘I don’t want to play in the AHL next year,’ says Detroit’s Callahan

    Jul 27, 2015, 6:21 PM EDT

    MitchCallahan Getty Images

    24-year-old forward would require waivers to be sent down…

  4. Still unsigned, Briere contemplating retirement

    Jul 27, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Colorado Avalanche Vancouver Canucks v Colorado Avalanche

    “I’ll have to start thinking about it more and more in the next couple of weeks.”

  5. Avs ink former first-rounder Hishon to one-year deal

    Jul 27, 2015, 3:26 PM EDT

    Hishon2 Getty Images

    Looking to become a full-time NHLer after suffering a series of injuries at the start his pro career.

  6. Devils GM: Larsson has ‘only scratched the surface’ of his potential

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Adam Larsson AP

    He calls it the six-year, $25 million contract “good for both sides.”

  7. Soderberg didn’t hesitate in signing with Avs

    Jul 26, 2015, 9:57 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Detroit Red Wings Getty Images

    Playing between Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon would excite plenty of people.

  8. Gionta: Sabres’ offseason ‘excites guys in the locker room’

    Jul 26, 2015, 8:50 PM EDT

    Andrej Meszaros, Rasmus Ristolainen, Brian Gionta AP

    Holdovers are noticing a summer of improvements for Buffalo.

  9. Byron (wrist) hopes to be ready for Flames’ training camp

    Jul 26, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    Paul Byron AP

    The two sides avoided arbitration on Sunday.

  10. Can the Blue Jackets justify their big spending?

    Jul 26, 2015, 6:00 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Columbus Blue Jackets Getty Images

    Columbus hasn’t had a long history of being a “cap team.”

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. B. Holtby (2679)
  2. G. Bettman (2269)
  3. A. Larsson (2144)
  4. D. Stepan (1870)
  5. C. Ehrhoff (1613)
  1. P. Datsyuk (1548)
  2. R. Johansen (1516)
  3. A. Semin (1515)
  4. C. Smith (1496)
  5. A. Anisimov (1473)