Sports Linesman Steve Barton suffered dislocated knee cap, torn quad in nasty fall

18:51  16 april  2018
18:51  16 april  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Linesman Steve Barton leaves game after injuring knee

  Linesman Steve Barton leaves game after injuring knee It's been a rough few weeks for one NHL official. Longtime linseman Steve Barton left Sunday's game between the Minnesota Wild and Winnipeg Jets after an awkward fall left him with an apparent knee injury:

Related: Linesman Steve Barton leaves game after injuring knee . It was revealed Monday that Barton suffered a dislocated kneecap and torn quadriceps that will require surgery, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.

Related: Linesman Steve Barton leaves game after injuring knee . It was revealed Monday that Barton suffered a dislocated kneecap and torn quadriceps that will require surgery, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.

a man wearing sunglasses and a hat © Icon Sportswire / Getty The life of an NHL linesman comes with many occupational hazards. Pucks, sticks, flying fists - there really is no telling what could happen on any night that might lead to an injury for the men in stripes.

Related: Linesman Steve Barton leaves game after injuring knee

On Sunday in Washington, it appears the playing surface got the best of linesman Steve Barton during the Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets' Game 3 showdown. His skate seemed to catch an edge as he retreated from the faceoff dot after dropping the puck.

It was revealed Monday that Barton suffered a dislocated kneecap and torn quadriceps that will require surgery, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.

Flyers’ Sean Couturier reveals he played first round with torn MCL

  Flyers’ Sean Couturier reveals he played first round with torn MCL Philadelphia Flyers centre Sean Couturier says he was playing with a torn MCL in his right knee that would have kept him out of the lineup during the regular season. Specifically a torn MCL. Won’t need surgery.— Anthony Mingioni (@AnthonyMingioni) April 22, 2018The Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated the Flyers with an 8-5 win in Game 6 on Sunday, with Couturier picking up a hat trick and a point on every Flyer goal in the loss. Couturier told reporters after the game that if it was still the regular season, the injury would have sidelined him for four weeks but no surgery is required.

Linesman Steve Barton suffered dislocated knee cap , torn quad in nasty fall . NHL linesman Steve Barton will undergo surgery after suffering a dislocated knee cap and torn quadriceps during the Columbus Blue Jackets-Washington Capitals playoff game Sunday night.

#NHL director of officiating Steven Walkom on linesman Steve Barton , injured in Sunday’s game: “ Steve suffered a dislocated knee cap and a torn quadriceps which will require surgery.

After going down awkwardly, Barton needed help off the ice from medical staff and players and didn't return to the game.

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14-year-old airlifted to Calgary hospital after ATV rollover .
Three children were injured after the ATV they were riding rolled over on Sunday afternoon southwest of Linden, Alta. Police and EMS were called to an ATV rollover on Township Road 302 and Range Road 260, RCMP said in a release.The quad's 14-year-old driver was seriously injured and airlifted by STARS to a Calgary hospital. The other two children suffered minor injuries.No helmetsNone of the children were wearing helmets, police said.In Alberta, helmets are required for everyone riding off-highway vehicles — which include ATVs, snowmobiles, dirt bikes and four-wheel drive vehicles — on public land.

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