The Thin Blue Line: Replacing Souray

Weekly news, notes and rankings on fantasy hockey defensemen

Updated: October 14, 2009, 3:18 PM ET
By Victoria Matiash | Special to ESPN.com

The loss of Sheldon Souray is a real kick in the pants for fans of the Edmonton Oilers and his fantasy owners. Souray was placed on injured reserve with a concussion on Monday, and the team will miss his blistering shot for an undetermined amount of time. Head injuries are difficult to deal with in the sense that there's no clear timeline on when a player will be fit to return. Souray could be out for a couple of weeks or much longer. As Oilers coach Pat Quinn told the Edmonton Sun, "He won't ...

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