Francois Beauchemin's ACL Injury
Anaheim Ducks executive vice president/general manager Bob Murray revealed yesterday during exit interviews that Francois Beauchemin played the last month of the season with a torn ACL. Twitter exploded with praise for Beauchemin and the toughness of hockey players in general.
- — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks)Tue, May 14 2013 11:29:36Bob Murray: Beauchemin played on a torn ACL the last month & will have surgery. Ryan Getzlaf played on a bad ankle after injuring it March 3
- — Carlos Medellin (@charliemed_9)Wed, May 15 2013 12:25:11
- — Ryan Gibbons (@FilmWriter_Ryan)Wed, May 15 2013 11:48:02Francois Beauchemin played an entire month with a torn acl and was still probably the best D in the league. #NHLDucks
- — Eric Stephens (@icemancometh)Tue, May 14 2013 11:25:47Murray also said Francois Beauchemin was playing with torn ACL for a while. Will undergo surgery as soon as they arrange it.
- — Alex Kaserman (@AKaserman1991)Wed, May 15 2013 05:54:05Francois Beauchemin was playing with a torn ACL for a while and will have surgery soon to repair it. #BecauseItsTheCup
- — Bryan Gehlen (@BryanGehlen36)Tue, May 14 2013 20:30:27Francois Beauchemin played through a TORN ACL in the playoffs and maybe before, which is the most boss accomplishment ever.
- — Alex Mamalis (@degratesports)Tue, May 14 2013 15:08:21Amazing that Francois Beauchemin had been playing through a torn ACL last two months. And he was still playing 25 mins a night.
- — Steve Brown (@StevenTBrown)Tue, May 14 2013 12:32:13So Derek Rose can't play with a healed ACL, but Francois Beauchemin can play with a torn ACL. Hockey players truly epitomize toughness.
- — William Co (@_WillandCo)Tue, May 14 2013 11:53:38
- — Bar North Scott (@NotHartsy19)Tue, May 14 2013 11:38:33so francois beauchemin played on a torn acl for the last month of the season... and you were saying hockey players weren't tough...
- — Ryan Barrett (@Ryan_Barrett45)Tue, May 14 2013 11:33:38apparently Ducks Dman Francois Beauchemin played last month w/ a torn ACL. Hockey players will do anything 2 win #BecauseItsTheCup
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