Jesper Pettersson To Miss World Juniors After Injury
Jesper Pettersson will miss the entire World Junior tournament in Russia after sustaining a dislocating shoulder as well as a fractured wrist as a result from a hit from Boone Jenner in a game against Canada today.
Jenner hit Pettersson late in the offensive zone, leaving the Swedish defenceman laying on the ice in a great deal of pain. Pettersson was taken off on a stretcher and sent to hospital. He was diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder and fractured wrist and is out for the tournament. Jenner was assessed a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct on the play. His hit could result in a suspension in the upcoming World Juniors in Ufa, Russia.
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