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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Penguins Injury Update: Pascal Dupuis out at least 6 months after being diagnosed with blood clot in lung

By on 11/19/2014 05:29:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins are coming off strong after winning last nights game against the Montreal Canadiens. This morning however, the news that was revealed was not about hockey. Instead, the Penguins will be without Pascal Dupuis for a minimum of 6 months.

Dupuis was feeling under the weather on Monday morning. He missed training to get evaluated and did not travel with the team to Montreal. The Penguins flew back to Pittsburgh and on Wednesday afternoon it was revealed that Dupuis would miss at least 6 months due to a blood clot in his lungs.

During the press conference many Penguins players were in attendance.

It has been a rough year for the Penguins. Tomas Vokoun also suffered a blood clot beginning of last season. Kris Letang suffered a stroke, Olli Maatta had a cancerous tumor removed and now Dupuis has his second blood clot (That we know of).

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