NHL Injuries

Erik Karlsson playing through hairline fractures of his heel-Dr. Parekh

Photographer: Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson played the first-round series against the Boston Bruins with hairline fractures his left heel. This can be very painful period in which he has had steroid injections to help manage. However, rest and time are the only things that will allow this to fully heal. If it gets worse, it could affect his performance on the ice.

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