NHL Injury Updates
Richard Morin: Arizona Coyotes defensemen Jason Demers (lower-body) and Jordan Oesterle (upper-body), along with forward Brad Richardson (upper-body) missed last night’s game.
Conor Ryan: Injured Boston Bruins Kevan Miller, Par Lindholm and Joakim Nordstrom all skated in red, non-contact sweaters yesterday.
Mike Loftus: Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that forward Jake DeBrusk won’t play tonight due to a lower-body injury.
Ryan S. Clark: The Colorado Avalanche held forward Nathan MacKinnon out at the end of the game last night for precautionary reasons.
Coach Jared Bednar said they don’t know the status of defenseman Nikita Zadorov.
Colorado Avalanche: Goaltender Philipp Grubauer is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Sean Shapiro: Dallas Stars defensemen Roman Polak and Andrej Sekera practiced yesterday.
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild forward Marcus Foligno left last night’s game with a lower-body injury.
New York Islanders: The Islanders extended Andrew Ladd‘s conditioning stint for another two games.
Brent Wallace: Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion said that forward Colin White is off the IR and will play tonight in Belleville (AHL) on a conditioning stint.
Charlie O’Connor: Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick took part in their optional skate yesterday.
St. Louis Blues: Blues forward Alex Steen was placed on the IR with a high left-ankle sprain. He will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
Kristen Shilton: There is still no timeline on when Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman could return according to Mike Babcock.
Thomas Drance: Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green didn’t have an update on defenseman Chris Tanev and wouldn’t comment on if he’ll be able to play tonight or not.
Ken Wiebe: Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little was released from the hospital yesterday.
- Ken Wiebe: Jets coach Paul Maurice said that Little has a perforated eardrum. There is no timeline on when he will return to hockey related activities.
- Ken Wiebe: Little also has a bit of vertigo.
Ken Wiebe: Maurice said that defenseman Tucker Poolman could play tonight if he’s feeling better. He’s been dealing with migraines.
Ken Wiebe: Maurice said that forward Gabriel Bourque will be out for at least four weeks with a lower-body injury.