NHL Injury Updates
Eric Stephens: Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins didn’t have an update on forward Nick Ritchie. He did say that the lower-body injury “does not look very good.” Ritchie’s knee was mentioned a couple of times.
Eric Stephens: Washington Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas caught Ritchie with a hip check and he went awkwardly into the boards. He was down for a bit before being helped off the ice and was not able to put pressure on the left leg.
The hit from Gudas that injured Nick Ritchie. The Ducks need to respond. pic.twitter.com/JagDLWhpdc
— 🦆DucksNPucks🏒 (12-13-4) (@DucksNPucks) December 7, 2019
Werenski injured his shoulder on November 30th and is expected to be out for four weeks.
Zadorov just absolutely destroyed Kotkaniemi. Did a full flip and landed head-first.
This is not good. pic.twitter.com/TIbIw6XhVX
— Habs Chronicle (@HabsChronicle) December 6, 2019
Cap Friendly: The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed forward Andreas Johnsson on the LTIR. The Leafs salary pool relief increases to $14,725,000, salary pool usage to $13,457,983, giving them $1,267,017 in LTIR relief.