U.S. Figure Skating @USFigureSkating is tweeting quotes and notes from Lysacek's media teleconference this afternoon.
“I am obviously very disappointed that I will not be competing next week as the anticipation was building and I was excited." - Evan Lysacek
2:35 PM - 11 Oct 12
"Things were going very well in my preparations for Skate America.” - Evan Lysacek (Prior to his injury)
2:36 PM - 11 Oct 12
Lysacek re-aggravated an injury to his right groin and was on track to recover for Skate America prior to his setback.
2:37 PM - 11 Oct 12
Lysacek noted that his injury is "not serious" and he hopes to return to the ice soon.
2:38 PM - 11 Oct 12
Lysacek hopes to skate in a competition prior to the 2013 U.S. Championships and will work with U.S. Figure Skating to find an assignment.
2:39 PM - 11 Oct 12
ETA, tweets from Lynn Rutherford @LynnRutherford:
ELysacek confirmed on media call he has asked USFS to search for a senior B assignment for him, so he can achieve TES min. score for worlds.
2:46 PM - 11 Oct 12
Lysacek described his injury as a "re-aggravation" of prior groin pull, not serious or (hopefully) long lasting. Check @icenetwork for more.
2:48 PM - 11 Oct 12
@mposl He just had call; his doctor said the reaggravation would prevent his competing next wk but it should recover & is not a big setback
2:52 PM - 11 Oct 12