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Spezza suffered knee injury during rehab from back surgery

May 27, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT

Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators skates on the ice against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on March 31, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(March 30, 2012 - Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) Getty Images

Back in March, the Ottawa Senators refused to say Jason Spezza had suffered a setback in his recovery from back surgery. The only thing the club would concede is that his recovery was taking longer than expected.

Well, as it turns out, Spezza suffered a torn meniscus in his knee while training. Hence, the delay in his return to action.

According to Sportsnet’s Ian Mendes, Spezza will have his knee scoped shortly and should be fully healed in 2-3 weeks.

Spezza appeared in three playoff games versus the Penguins, registering a lone assist with six shots on goal.

  1. zetaone - May 27, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    Ay yo dog, I heard you liked rehab. So we scheduled you for rehab during your rehab.

  2. Habib Marwan - May 27, 2013 at 1:10 PM

    over rated

  3. valoisvipers - May 27, 2013 at 2:41 PM

    I knew he had some sort of set back when he didn’t return April 2.

  4. sens101 - May 27, 2013 at 2:55 PM

    Why the f did we bring him back then. We should have just stuck with our lineup and not risked anything

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