NHL Injury Updates: Coyotes, Sabres, Blackhawks, Avs, Panthers, Wild, Habs, Isles, Sharks, Lightning and Caps
Injured Colorado Avalanche skate before practice. Aleksander Barkov skates in full gear. Jake Allen to return. Brayden Point out indefinitely.
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Arizona Coyotes PR: Forward Jay Beagle left last night’s games with a lower-body injury.

Jourdon LaBarber: Buffalo Sabres forward Victor Olofsson returned to the lineup after missing the past eight games.

Charlie Roumeliotis: Chicago Blackhawks forward Riley Stillman left last night’s game with a left leg injury.

Mark Lazerus: Blackhawks defenseman Calvin De Haan returned to the lineup.

Peter Baugh: Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar on their injured players.

Goaltender Pavel Francouz took shots for the first time since he suffered his injury.

Forward J.T. Compher is still a ways away.

Defenseman Bowen Byram is feeling better and skated before practice with Nathan MacKinnon and Martin Kaut.

Forward Marcus Johansson missed practice with a non-COVID illness. He tested negative.

  • Adian Dater: Francouz, MacKinnon and Byram all skated before practice in no-contact jerseys then left when the regular group came out.

Steve Goldstein: Florida Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov was in full gear yesterday and was on the ice for a while. They are not going to rush him. When he’s able to return is not known.

Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon missed yesterday’s game.

Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is ready to return this week. They’ve assigned Cayden Primeau to the AHL.

Brian Compton: New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson suffered a lower-body injury last night. They hope to know more today.

Sheng Peng: Have heard that the injury to San Jose Sharks forward Jonathan Dahlen isn’t too bad.

  • Curtis Pashelka: Sharks Dahlen is out for tonight’s game. Coach Bob Boughner said he’s day-to-day and they are hopeful to have him back mid-week.

Tampa Bay Lightning: Forward Brayden Point is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury.
Tom Gulitti: Washington Capitals were without forwards T.J. Oshie (lower-body) and Connor Sheary (upper-body) last night.

  • Samantha Pell: Sheary did take part in part of their warmups. He’s listed as day-to-day with a UBI.
  • Samantha Pell: Oshie is listed as day-to-day with an LBI.