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Sheldon Souray | Defenseman

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (37) / 7/13/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 237
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There's a chance that Sheldon Souray won't be able to return from his current wrist injury.
Souray underwent a second shoulder surgery. He had considered his latest surgery over the summer, but opted for a different procedure because he was concerned that this operation would end his career. "This is a difficult situation for Sheldon and a tough loss for the team," Ducks GM Bob Murray said. "Sheldon has been in pain for quite some time. This surgery was his best course of action in order to alleviate pain and discomfort, and regain full mobility in his wrist. Sheldon's long-term health is the most important issue right now, and we support his difficult decision to have this surgery." Jan 17 - 6:44 PM

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Sheldon Souray will undergo a second wrist surgery.

The original goal was to have Souray return before the Olympic break. Now he's not expected to play at all in 2013-14. He's a great offensive defenseman throughout much of his career, but injuries have been an ongoing problem for him. Given that he'll turn 38 before the start of the 2014-15 campaign, he'll be a huge risk, even as a later round pick, in fantasy drafts.
Jan 17 - 8:55 AM

Sheldon Souray isn't close to returning from a wrist injury.

Souray needed surgery after completely tearing the ligament. He hasn't played yet in 2013-14 and his recovery isn't going as well as coach Bruce Boudreau had hoped.
Jan 14 - 3:49 PM

Sheldon Souray (wrist) is expected to return around the Olympic break.

Souray completely tore the ligament in his wrist when throwing a 40-pound medicine ball in July. His return to the lineup at the time was estimated to be in four-six months so it looks like it will be closer to six months as the Olympics are in February. He is worth taking in deeper leagues as Souray has a big shot from the point and will eventually be on the power play.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 05:27:00 AM

Sheldon Souray (wrist) kicked off his rehabilitation on Monday.

Souray has already had his cast removed. That being said, his timetable hasn't changed, so he's still not expected to return to the Ducks' lineup until December at the earliest.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 06:41:00 PM

Sheldon Souray (wrist) said he was hurt while throwing a 40-pound medicine ball during an off-ice workout.

His ligament was completely torn and he immediately heard and felt a pop. He is currently wearing a cast and will have it for eight weeks until his wrist is re-evaluated in mid-September. At that point, he hopes to be able to begin a rehab program.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 10:02:00 AM

Sheldon Souray will be out of action for four-to-six months after tearing a ligament in his right wrist.

He suffered the injury while doing some off-ice training in July and had surgery on July 25. The four-to-six month timetable could place his return in December or January. Souray had 17 points, 52 penalty minutes and a plus-19 rating in 44 games last season.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 02:13:00 PM

Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau has confirmed that Sheldon Souray will play in Game 4 Monday night.

Toni Lydman won't play and it may be unlikely that he will return before the end of the series. Souray was a healthy scratch for the Ducks in Game 3 after playing in the team's previous two matches against the Red Wings.
Mon, May 6, 2013 02:23:00 PM

While the Anaheim Ducks seem to be leaving the door open ever so slightly for Toni Lydman to play in Game 4, it appears likely that Sheldon Souray will play instead.

Bruce Boudreau says that "bright lights are bugging" Lydman, so it certainly sounds like Lydman isn't good to go. Souray was a healthy scratch in Game 3.
Sun, May 5, 2013 02:49:00 PM

Sheldon Souray could return to the Anaheim lineup for Game 4 Monday.

Souray was a healthy scratch in Game 3 after playing in the first two games of the series. But a head injury to Toni Lydman looked serious and Souray could be back in the lineup.
Sun, May 5, 2013 07:08:00 AM

Sheldon Souray is projected to be a healthy scratch on Saturday.

Souray confirmed that he is not injured. "I’m a little surprised," Souray said. "But at this time of the year, it’s all about winning. Whatever we have to do to win, we’re on board with." Souray took two minor penalties in Game 2 on Thursday and the Detroit Red Wings capitalized on both opportunities.
Sat, May 4, 2013 12:57:00 PM

Sheldon Souray will be back in Anaheim's lineup Thursday night.

He'll play against Vancouver after missing the past two games with a lower-body injury. Souaray has accounted for 17 points and a plus-23 rating in 42 games with the Ducks.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 03:29:00 PM

Sheldon Souray (lower body) should be able to return to the lineup Thursday, according to the Orange County Register's Eric Stephens.

Souray skated in practice on Wednesday with no complaints. He's missed the Ducks' last two games. Souray has seven goals and 10 assists in 42 games this year.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 09:12:00 PM

Sheldon Souray (lower body) missed Monday's game.

Souray sat out his second straight game but this was more for precautionary reasons. He has revitalized his career in 2013 with seven goals and 17 points in 42 games to go with a plus-23 rating. He should be able to play on Thursday barring a setback so get ready to activate him if you normally would.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 05:34:00 AM

Sheldon Souray (lower body) doesn't expect to play Monday.

Souray was previously regarded as a game-time decision. He also missed Sunday's contest.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 03:06:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Mathieu Perreault
3Saku Koivu
4Rickard Rakell
LW1Nick Bonino
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Daniel Winnik
4Matt Beleskey
5Patrick Maroon
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Teemu Selanne
4Kyle Palmieri
5Emerson Etem
6Tim Jackman
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Stephane Robidas
5Ben Lovejoy
6Bryan Allen
7Luca Sbisa
8Mark Fistric
9Sheldon Souray
G1Jonas Hiller
2Frederik Andersen