Wrist injury does in d-man

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:02 AM ET

MEDICINE HAT -- Dylan Yeo is done for the regular season.

And the Hitmen will have to win a round or two in the playoffs if the 19-year-old blueliner is to return to the ice prior to next fall's training camp.

The Prince Albert product, who was acquired in the same trade that brought Justin Pogge to Calgary, dislocated and broke his wrist Saturday night at the 'Dome.

Yeo suffered the injury when he and teammate Brodie Dupont attempted to put Blades sniper Devin Setoguchi through the boards. Yeo didn't see Dupont and was in an awkward position when they collided.

The injury is a huge blow to Calgary's back end.

Hitmen GM/head coach Kelly Kisio said it will be difficult to replace the club's most physical rearguard, who has the best plau/minus on the team at plus-19.

"He's played great for us this year," Kisio said of the 5-ft. 11-in. 205-lb. fire hydrant. "We haven't talked to the doctor yet so we'll see what happens."

Yeo's spot will likely be filled by overage defenceman Shaden Moore who was added to the roster just prior to the trade deadline. He has yet to see action with the Hitmen due to a high ankle sprain but has been skating and expects to hit the ice in the next two weeks.

"I'm hoping to get out there in a week or two, maybe even next weekend," Moore said. "We've been working to get the ankle stronger and get my cardio back up there. It feels pretty stable."

Moore hasn't played since early in the season when he scored a goal and four points in nine games with Red Deer and Lethbridge.


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