It's the right move.
The Senators have officially shutdown Kyle Turris due to a high ankle sprain.
Bryan Murray says they are shutting down Kyle Turris. Murray says it could be a while as he is dealing with a high ankle sprain.— Brent Wallace (@tsn_wally) February 29, 2016
It's rather obvious as to when and where Turris was first injured. On Dec. 5 during a game against the New York Islanders, Turris' leg got caught under Casey Cizikas on a broken play. What followed was one of the most cringeworthy moments of the season.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO pic.twitter.com/uleSTuQsxp— Callum Fraser (@CallumFraser18) December 6, 2015
With the 26-year-old rightfully hanging up the skates for now, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun brings up a strong point. The door has definitely opened for another player.
The decision to shut down Turris makes sense. The challenge is for Zibanejad to be a consistent player. #Sens— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) February 29, 2016
The Senators seem all but done for the season. With their No. 1 centre out, it only makes the four-point margin between them and the eighth seed Pittsburgh Penguins - who have 3 games in hand - that much bigger.