So, add Vancouver Whitecap Darren Mattocks to the list. The Whitecaps announced Tuesday that the 2012 second-overall SuperDraft pick will be out indefinitely thanks to injuries suffered Sunday in an, ahem, cooking accident.
The burns to his arm and shoulder are serious enough that he was still in hospital Tuesday, when the Whitecaps made the announcement.
“It was an unfortunate accident, but Darren is handling everything well and remains in good spirits,” said Whitecaps coach Martin Rennie in a release issued by the club. “We will have a better understanding on the recovery time and course of action later in the week, but we fully anticipate Darren to make a complete recovery in due time.”
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