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Canucks’ Edler (lower body) to be reevaluated, out indefinitely

Alex Edler

Alex Edler #23 of the Vancouver Canucks fires a slapshot and scores their second goal against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on October 1, 2010 in Anaheim, California. Vancouver won 4-2. (September 30, 2010 - Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America)

An update, of sorts, from Vancouver on the health of defenseman Alex Edler:

Edler remains out indefinitely. He’ll be evaluated again today.

— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) December 5, 2013

Edler was injured during Tuesday’s 3-1 win in Nashville. At the time, the 27-year-old rearguard was listed as day-to-day, and it still remains unclear 1) exactly what the ailment is, and 2) what his projected timetable for return is.

With Edler gone, the Canucks will insert little-used Andrew Alberts into the lineup tonight vs Phoenix. The 32-year-old veteran hasn’t played since playing just 1:49 in a 3-2 shootout win over New Jersey on Oct. 24.