NHL Injury Updates: Bruins, Sabres, Flames, Avs, Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Penguins, Sharks, and Jets
TJ Brodie was released from hospital after collapsing during practice.
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NHL Injury Updates

Boston Bruins: None of the Bruins injured players are traveling with the team. There is a chance Brett Ritchie plays tomorrow.

Amalie Benjamin: Bruins forward Zach Senyshyn has a lower-body injury and will be re-evaluated in four weeks.

Lance Lysowski: Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has ruled forward Marcus Johansson out for the next three games with an upper-body injury.

Kristen Anderson of the Calgary Sun: Calgary Flames defenseman TJ Brodie is back home resting. He was taken to the hospital after he collapsed during practice and started convulsing.

Statement from the team.

“TJ Brodie experienced an episode on-ice at practice today in Calgary. Following tests conducted at a local hospital, TJ has been discharged and is doing well in recovery at home with his family.”

Medical staff attended to him on the ice, with first responders arriving about 10 minutes later. He was alert and sitting upright on the stretcher when taken off the ice.

Adrian Dater: Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz is in concussion protocol. Coach Jared Bednar said that Francouz is feeling good and that he may only be out for another day or two.

Jeff Svoboda: Columbus Blue Jackets forward Kole Sherwood has been placed on the IR with an oblique tear and will be our for four to six weeks.

Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said that Detroit Red Wings defenseman Patrik Nemeth has an infection from blocking a shot. They are not sure how long he’ll be out, but three weeks has been brought up.

Josh Getzoff: Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby will be out for at least six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a core muscle injury.

  • Adam Kimelman: Six weeks from yesterday puts it at December 26 and if he’s cleared then, he’d have missed 18 games.

Kevin Kurz: Was told that San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl did have a limp while walking to the bus but he wasn’t using crutches.

Jason Bell: Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice said that forward Bryan Little is “still healing” and they are going to be “very patient” with him. He hasn’t entered concussion protocol yet after taking a slapshot to the head back on November 5th. He suffered a perforated eardrum and vertigo symptoms.