Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic, already sidelined by back problems, has broken three fingers in a snow blower accident and will be out at least three months.
Â Â Â The Avalanche say Sakic underwent surgery Tuesday night for the broken fingers and tendon damage. The team says he’s expected to make a full recovery.
Â Â Â The snow blower accident occurred at Sakic’s home Tuesday afternoon, but the team hasn’t given any details.
Â Â Â Sakic is being treated for a herniated disc, which was expected to keep him out until mid-January.
This is why NHL teams sign goons to protect their stars. Why isn’t Ian Laperrierre clearing Sakic’s driveway and cleaning the leaves out of his gutter?