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Avs’ Wilson (knee) out two weeks

Sep 17, 2013, 4:49 PM EST

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Ryan Wilson‘s hard luck with injuries continues.

On Tuesday, Colorado announced Wilson sustained a knee injury during Sunday’s scrimmage, one that would keep him out of action for two weeks, according to the Denver Post.

The knee issue isn’t believed to be serious — there’s an outside shot he’ll be ready for the season opener against Anaheim on Oct. 2 — but it has to be deflating for the 26-year-old defenseman.

Wilson was sidelined for most of last year with a high ankle sprain, appearing in just 12 contests. That came on the heels of a 2011-12 season during which he missed significant time with a concussion.

When healthy, though, Wilson can be an effective player.

He showed as much in his rookie campaign, scoring 21 points in 61 games, and showed it again during the ’11-12 season, scoring 21 points in 59 contests.

Despite the injury woes, Colorado took a chance on Wilson by inking him to a three-year, $6.75 million deal last July.

  1. pxland - Sep 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM

    Ugh.

    • jernster21 - Sep 17, 2013 at 6:37 PM

      Agreed.

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