In case you haven't heard, Sami Salo will be making his season-debut for the Canucks' in tomorrow night's game versus the Calgary Flames after rehabbing an offseason tear to his Achilles tendon suffered during a game of floorball. It should be an exciting moment for Salo, who no doubt suffered through a lot of mental and physical resistance to make it to this point.
Any time that Salo returns to the lineup from an injury, however, it's worth taking pause to marvel at how many he's had over the years. Muscle tears; burning sensations; snake bites; testicular fulminations--Salo's had it all. He's averaged about three a year for his career. That's insane. It's unbelievable.
In fact, it's too unbelievable. Early in PITB's run, Daniel posited a pretty theory that made sense of Salo's bizarro injury history. Sami Salo's a superhero.
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