Western Conference Injury Updates
Jeff Odom of NHL.com: Stars defenseman Miro Heiskanen left last night’s game after the second period with an upper-body injury. He tried to get through the game after the incident, two shifts, but he didn’t come out for the third.
Looks more like a cross-check to the head (perhaps accidental) in slow-mo pic.twitter.com/37PBPnVwXI
— Robert Tiffin (@RobertTiffin) January 17, 2020
Defenseman Stephen Johns hasn’t played in the past 22 months because of post-traumatic headaches – he could return this weekend.
“We’ll talk about that over the next couple of days,” Bowness said. “There’s a good chance he’ll play Saturday, but we’ll evaluate that (Friday) and Saturday morning.”
- Sean Shapiro: Stars defenseman Stephen Johns conditioning stint is over. He has been recalled but will remain on the LTIR for now.