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Breaking: Canucks get awful news for rookie goalie Demko

Ugh… this kid can’t catch a break.

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According to a report from CBS Sports, the Vancouver Canucks have placed rookie goalie Thatcher Demko on the injured reserve.

The team, however, has yet to confirm the report but head coach Travis Green confirmed that Demko will not back up Jacob Markstrom for tonight’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks and that emergency call up Mikey DiPietro will take his place on the Canucks bench.

It’s believed that Demko tweaked his groin muscle during the warmup on Monday night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers.