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Florida Panthers Goalie Scott Clemmensen Injured; Has Knee Surgery Monday

Clemm2 Florida goalie Scott Clemmensen missed practice on Monday after having his knee checked out this weekend. 

According to the Panthers, Clemmensen needed to have a 'minor procedure at Doctors Hospital in Miami.

As of yesterday, I heard Clemmensen could miss at least the first few games of the regular season. That was before he had another surgery.

Clemmensen was supposed to start Tuesday against the Dallas Stars but now it looks like Tyler Plante will get that look. 

So, with the Panthers going into the season with Clemmensen out, don't be surprised if it is Plante who stays and Jacob Markstrom who heads down to the AHL.

Or, if the Panthers think Clemmensen will miss significant time, they could look around and try and find an experienced backup.

The Panthers really want Markstrom to get a lot of playing time in San Antonio; Plante wouldn't likely see much playing time with the Panthers as Jose Theodore could carry the load until Clemmensen returns.

Clemmensen has had a few surgeries on the knee – he missed two games with a sore knee last year – and reportedly had a procedure on it this offseason. 

Will have more, including lineups for the Dallas home preseason finale, later on today.

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Aw, crap.

Plante cant be worse then Clemenson.

clemmer and jose are brutal! tallon boosted offence and took away from the goalie position the most important spot. i dont get it its not like he picked up stamkos and crosby too boost the offence, just a couple 20 goal scorers! ??? unless he picked up the two names i just said why the hell would he go and get jose who got lit up two years in a row(washington/minny) let five goals in first preseason game. and clemmer who has been a backup his whole life because he is streakier than paint god dammit!
why wouldn't he make a trade for rask,cory schnieder, or even anders lindback of nashville all backups who should be starters instead he goes with washed up jose lose a dore??
wow this team needs to make the playoffs more then ever this year and they take the biggest hit in the biggest position???
dont get me wrong i am happy with tallons move this year but come on buddy you didn't go pick up superstars to go make up on goals for the goals against ? because its going to be a swapfest at net this year in south florida ladies and gents

where is alexander salak when you need him....or better yet tomas vokoun.

Fuckin Loosers- What do you have to say about the Goalies now??? Jose is doing fantastic!!!!

Ohhhh and how about Vokoun..... booo

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