RICE & MICE: Adductor strains

Jaromir Jagr is out for 7-10 days with what Paul Holmgren says is a left groin strain. My guess is that he felt a bit of a pull when splitting the defense in the 1st period of the Winter Classic on Monday.  He left the 3rd period early, maybe to see if taping it would give him some support, took a couple of shifts after that and decided to shut it down and remain on the bench for the remainder of the game. Jagr missed a few games in November with a right groin strain. I know I can only …

RICE & MICE: Groin Strain

A groin injury could mean a variety of different injuries to a hockey player and at times it seems the groin is a “catch all” for reasons a player may be kept out of the lineup. A groin strain or groin pull is one of the most common and least severe injuries that can occur at the groin. Part of the reason for such a variety of injuries to the groin is the wide variety of structures that comprise the groin. The groin consists of the area where the abdomen meets the legs, the inner thigh, the pubic area including …