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National Hockey League
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jacob Larsson D Doub Wed - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Larsson is hampered by a Charley horse and is unlikely to lace up for Wednesday's game against the Jets.
Ryan Kesler C Out indefinitely - Hip - 3/15/19 Kesler will miss an undetermined length of time due to a hip injury.
Brendan Guhle D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/18/19 Guhle is nursing an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for return.
Chad Johnson G Late March - Head - 3/11/19 Johnson has been placed on injured reserve after being struck in the head with a puck at practice. He is not expected to return to action until at least the end of March.
Ondrej Kase RW out for season - Shoulder - 2/2/19 Kase is on the long-term injured reserve list due to a torn labrum in his right shoulder. The timeline for his recovery is five-to-six months, effectively ending his season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Derek Stepan C Mid April - Lower Body - 3/1/19 Stepan is expected to miss four-to-six weeks due to a lower body injury.
Kyle Capobianco D out for season - Lower Body - 2/9/19 Capobianco is on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Nick Schmaltz C out for season - Lower Body - 1/8/19 Schmaltz is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Antti Raanta G out for season - Lower Body - 12/10/18 Raanta is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a lower-body injury.
Dave Bolland C out for season - Back - 10/7/18 Bolland is sidelined with a back injury and has been placed on injured reserve. He is not expected to play during the 2018-19 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Torey Krug D Ques Thurs - Concussion - 3/19/19 Krug is sidelined with a concussion and it is uncertain if he will be cleared in time for Thursday's matchup with the Devils.
Matt Grzelcyk D Late March - Forearm - 3/13/19 Grzelcyk is sidelined due to an injured forearm and is likely to be out of commission until the latter part of March.
Marcus Johansson LW Late March - Lung - 3/10/19 Johansson is saddled with a lung contusion and is expected to be idle until at least the end of March.
Kevan Miller D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/4/19 Miller will miss an undetermined length of time due to an upper-body injury.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jake McCabe D Mid April - Upper Body - 3/4/19 McCabe injured his upper body and is expected to need five-to-six weeks to recover.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Sean Monahan C Ques Thurs - Illness - 3/19/19 Monohan has been held out of the previous two games with an illness and it is unknown if he will face the Senators on Thursday.
Sam Bennett C Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 3/19/19 Bennett has sat out the past two games with an upper-body injury and his availability for Thursday's matchup against the Senators is hazy.
James Neal LW Out Thurs - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Neal is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and will not return for Thursday's contest against the Senators.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Calvin de Haan D Out indefinitely - Eye - 3/12/19 de Haan suffered an eye injury and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Drake Caggiula LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 3/11/19 Caggiula is sidelined due to concussion and it is unknown when he will be cleared to return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Gabriel Landeskog LW Late April - Upper Body - 3/11/19 Landeskog has an upper-body injury and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recover. The earliest he is expected to return is late April if the team makes the playoffs.
Matt Nieto LW Mid April - Lower Body - 2/25/19 Nieto is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks with a lower-body ailment.
Vladislav Kamenev C Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 12/11/18 Kamenev has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss an extended period of time after having shoulder surgery.
Conor Timmins D Late March - Concussion - 3/11/19 Timmins has been designated for the non-roster injured reserve list due to concussion-like symptoms and will be held out of the lineup until at least the end of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Markus Nutivaara D Ques Thurs - Illness - 3/19/19 Nutivaara was held out of the last game with an illness and it has yet to be established if he will play Thursday against the Oilers.
Nick Foligno LW Ques Thurs - Personal - 3/19/19 Foligno missed his second-straight game due to a personal matter and it is unclear if he will be available against the Oilers on Thursday.
Ryan Murray D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 2/22/19 Murray is on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Taylor Fedun D Ques Thurs - Personal - 3/19/19 Fedun missed the last game as he is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown if he will rejoin the lineup Thursday against the Avalanche.
Mats Zuccarello RW Late March - Arm - 2/25/19 Zuccarello elected to undergo surgery to repair a broken arm and is expected to miss at least four weeks of action.
Tyler Pitlick C Early April - Wrist - 2/5/19 Pitlick is on injured reserve after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his wrist. He is expected to need at least eight weeks to recover.
Martin Hanzal C Out indefinitely - Back - 12/28/18 Hanzal has landed on injured reserve with a back injury and it is unclear how long he will remain out of the lineup.
Marc Methot D out for season - Knee - 1/28/19 Method has been designated for the injured reserve list as he had season-ending surgery to fix a cartilage defect in his left knee.
Stephen Johns D Out indefinitely - Head - 11/8/18 Johns has been placed on injured reserve due to post traumatic headaches and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jacob De La Rose LW Ques Thurs - Heart - 3/20/19 De La Rose was forced from the previous game with an accelerated heart beat and his status for Thursday's matchup versus the Blues is in question.
Trevor Daley D out for season - Back - 3/20/19 Daley is likely to miss the remainder of the season due to a back injury.
Justin Abdelkader LW out for season - Leg - 3/17/19 Abdelkader suffered a hairline fracture to his lower-leg and is expected to miss at least three-to four weeks, likely ending his season.
Jonathan Ericsson D Out Thurs - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Ericsson has been absent from the lineup during the last three games due to a lower-body injury and will not return Thursday against the Blues.
Mike Green D out for season - Virus - 3/7/19 Green is battling a virus and is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jujhar Khaira LW Ques Thurs - Foot - 3/19/19 Khaira was absent from the lineup during the last game with a sore foot and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Jesse Puljujarvi RW out for season - Hip - 3/4/19 Puljujarvi has been designated for the injured reserve list as he underwent season-ending surgery on both hips.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Denis Malgin C Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 3/19/19 Malgin is sidelined with an injury to his lower body and it is uncertain when he will draw back into the lineup.
Derek MacKenzie C out for season - Shoulder - 2/28/19 MacKenzie has been placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
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Tyler Toffoli RW Ques Thurs - Illness - 3/20/19 Toffoli is battling an illness, leaving his status for Thursday's matchup versus the Sharks uncertain.
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Joel Eriksson Ek C Late March - Lower Body - 3/13/19 Eriksson is saddled by a lower-body injury and is expected to miss at least one week of action.
Mikko Koivu C out for season - Knee - 2/12/19 Koivu has been placed on injured reserve due to a torn ACL and meniscus in his right knee. He has been shut down for the remainder of the season.
Matt Dumba D Out indefinitely - Pectoral - 1/20/19 Dumba is on the injured reserve list and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Austin Watson LW Ques Thurs - Suspension - 3/19/19 Watson has been reinstated by the NHL from his suspension for violating the league's stance on substance abuse but it is uncertain if he will play Thursday against the Penguins.
Dan Hamhuis D Out indefinitely - Leg - 3/3/19 Hamhuis has been placed on injured reserve due to a leg injury and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Zac Rinaldo LW out for season - Shoulder - 2/6/19 Rinaldo is on the injured reserve list recovering from shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Miikka Salomaki RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/3/19 Salomaki is on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kyle Palmieri RW Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 3/19/19 Palmieri left the last game due to an unspecified injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Bruins on Thursday.
Jesper Bratt LW Early April - Lower Body - 3/11/19 Bratt is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and will remain out through at least the rest of March.
Nathan Bastian RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/15/19 Bastian is nursing an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for return.
Sami Vatanen D Out indefinitely - Illness - 3/13/19 Vatanen has been out of the lineup due to an illness and it is undetermined how much time will be forced to miss.
Nico Hischier C Late March - Upper Body - 3/11/19 Hischier has been out of commission with an upper-body injury and is unlikely to return to the lineup until at least the latter part of March.
Mirco Mueller D Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 3/13/19 Mueller has been held out of action due to a shoulder injury and there is no timetable for return.
Miles Wood LW Late March - Ankle - 3/18/19 Wood is sidelined with a fractured right ankle and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
Pavel Zacha C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/7/19 Zacha is dealing with an upper-body injury and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Taylor Hall LW Early April - Knee - 3/11/19 Hall is on injured reserve while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. He will remain out through at least the rest of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Cal Clutterbuck RW Prob Thurs - Upper Body - 3/20/19 Clutterbuck departed the last game due to an upper-body ailment but is expected to suit up for Thursday's clash with the Canadiens.
Jordan Eberle RW Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 3/20/19 Eberle is suffering from an upper-body ailment, leaving his status for Thursday's game against the Canadiens clouded.
Johnny Boychuk D Ques Thurs - Concussion - 3/19/19 Boychuk has been absent from the lineup during the past five games as he is going through the league-mandated concussion protocol and it is unclear if he will return Thursday against the Canadiens.
Valtteri Filppula C Late April - Upper Body - 3/20/19 Filppula is sidelined with an upper-body injury and is expected to be held out of action for four weeks.
Linus Soderstrom G Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 9/27/18 Soderstrom has a shoulder injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Libor Hajek D Ques Sat - Shoulder - 3/19/19 Hajek has been held out of the previous five games due to a separated shoulder and it is unknown if it will prevent him from playing against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Colin White C Out Wed - Neck - 3/17/19 White has sat out the previous three games due to a neck injury and will not suit up against the Canucks on Wednesday.
Thomas Chabot D Ques Sat - Toe - 3/20/19 Chabot has landed on the injured reserve list with a broken toe and it is unclear if he will be activated in time for Saturday's game versus the Oilers.
Marian Gaborik RW Out indefinitely - Back - 3/3/19 Gaborik is dealing with a back injury and has been placed on injured reserve. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Philippe Myers D Ques Thurs - Illness - 3/19/19 Myers was held out of previous game with an illness and it is unknown if he will suit up Thursday against the Blackhawks.
Samuel Morin D Ques Thurs - Illness - 3/19/19 Morin sat out the last game due to an illness and it is unclear if he will play against the Blackhawks on Thursday.
Michal Neuvirth G Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/14/19 Neuvirth has landed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and it is unknown when he will return to the crease.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Evgeni Malkin C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/17/19 Malkin is sidelined due to an upper-body injury and his status is week-to-week moving forward.
Zach Aston-Reese LW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 3/17/19 Aston-Reese has been out of commission with an injury to his lower body and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Chad Ruhwedel D Out indefinitely - Arm - 3/17/19 Ruhwedel has been held out of action due to a right arm injury. A return to the lineup has yet to be determined.
Olli Maatta D Late March - Upper Body - 3/10/19 Maata is on injured reserve with a separated shoulder and is expected to sit out until at least the latter part of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Joe Pavelski C Doub Thurs - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Pavelski was held out of the previous game due to a lower-body injury and his status for Thursday's contest versus the Kings is in doubt.
Radim Simek D out for season - Knee - 3/14/19 Simek suffered damage to the ACL and MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Erik Karlsson D Out indefinitely - Groin - 3/8/19 Karlsson is sidelined due to a groin injury and it has yet to be established when he will return to action.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Sammy Blais LW Ques Thurs - Foot - 3/19/19 Blais has sat out the previous four games due to a foot injury and it is unclear if he will rejoin the lineup against the Red Wings on Thursday.
Joel Edmundson D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 3/19/19 Edmundson has missed the last four games due to a lower-body injury and it has yet to be established if he will return Thursday against the Red Wings.
Erik Foley LW out for season - Concussion - 2/1/19 Foley is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and will sit out the rest of the season.
Carl Gunnarsson D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 3/3/19 Gunnarsson is on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dan Girardi D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Girardi is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and it is unknown when he will draw back into the lineup.
Anton Stralman D Out Wed - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Stralman is saddled by a lower-body injury and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Martin Marincin D Ques Wed - Illness - 3/19/19 Marincin missed the last game with an illness and it is uncertain if the symptoms will subside in time for Wednesday's clash with the Sabres.
Frederik Gauthier C Out Wed - Foot - 3/19/19 Gauthier sat out the previous game due to a foot injury and it will keep him out of Wednesday's lineup against the Sabres.
Travis Dermott D Late March - Shoulder - 2/28/19 Dermott sustained a left shoulder injury and is projected to miss at least four weeks of action.
Jake Gardiner D Out indefinitely - Back - 2/27/19 Gardiner is sidelined with back spasms and there is no definitive timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Christopher Tanev D out for season - Lower Body - 3/16/19 Tanev is suffering from a lower-body injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Antoine Roussel LW out for season - Knee - 3/14/19 Roussel is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.
Ben Hutton D Out indefinitely - Foot - 3/13/19 Hutton has been absent from the lineup due to a foot injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Ryan Spooner C Late March - Groin - 3/13/19 Spooner is sidelined with a groin injury but is likely to return during the latter part of March.
Brandon Sutter C out for season - Groin - 3/5/19 Sutter has been placed on injured reserve recovering from surgery to repair a sports hernia on his right side. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Sven Baertschi LW Ques Wed - Concussion - 3/18/19 Baertschi has been designated for the injured reserve list due to post-concussion syndrome and it is unclear if he will return Wednesday against the Senators.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare LW Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 3/20/19 Bellemare has an unspecified injury, leaving his availability for Thursday's matchup versus the Jets in question.
Marc-Andre Fleury G Doub Thurs - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Fleury has been held out of the past two games due to a lower-body injury and is unlikely to participate in Thursday's tilt with the Jets.
William Carrier LW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 2/19/19 Carrier sustained an upper-body ailment and is likely to miss multiple weeks.
Erik Haula LW Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/14/18 Haula has landed on injured reserve due to a right knee injury and is expected to miss an extended period of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nathan Beaulieu D Out Wed - Undisclosed - 3/20/19 Beaulieu is dealing with an unspecified ailment and will not face the Ducks on Wednesday.
Bogdan Kiselevich D Out indefinitely - Illness - 3/12/19 Kiselevich is sidelined with an illness and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Josh Morrissey D Early April - Upper Body - 2/26/19 Morrissey sustained an upper-body injury and is not expected to return until at least the beginning of April.
Dustin Byfuglien D Late March - Ankle - 3/10/19 Byfuglien is on injured reserve with an ankle injury but is expected to return by the latter part of March.
Joe Morrow D Prob Wed - Lower Body - 3/20/19 Morrow is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury but is likely to return to the lineup against the Ducks on Wednesday.