NHL Injury Report

Injuries

Injuries Table
Player Team Date of Injury Injury Type Injury Note
Cam FowlerAnaheim DucksWed, Feb 19, 2020Lower BodyFowler will miss at least two more weeks, according to Helene Elliott for the Los Angeles Times.
Erik GudbransonAnaheim DucksFri, Feb 7, 2020Upper BodyGudbranson will miss at least two more weeks.
Hampus LindholmAnaheim DucksTue, Feb 25, 2020Upper-BodyLindholm left Tuesday's (Feb. 25) game with an upper-body injury.
Jakob ChychrunArizona CoyotesFri, Feb 21, 2020Lower BodyChychrun has been placed on the injured reserve.
Jason DemersArizona CoyotesTue, Feb 4, 2020ObliqueDemers has been upgraded to day-to-day and is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Saturdays' (Feb 29) game against the Sabres.
Connor CliftonBoston BruinsTue, Feb 25, 2020Upper BodyClifton did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Kevan MillerBoston BruinsWed, Oct 2, 2019Lower BodyMiller has skated on his own but there is still no timetable for his return.
Matt HunwickBuffalo SabresTue, Oct 1, 2019NeckThe Sabres placed D Matt Hunwick on injured reserve. He's expected to miss the rest of the season with a neck injury, according to a report from the Associated Press.
Dominik KahunBuffalo SabresTue, Feb 18, 2020Lower BodyKahun did not play in Wednesday's game against Colorado.
Vladimir SobotkaBuffalo SabresSat, Nov 9, 2019Lower BodySobotka is not expected to return this season according to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.
Tage ThompsonBuffalo SabresThu, Nov 21, 2019Upper BodyThe Sabres announced F Tage Thompson underwent shoulder surgery and his recovery time is 5-6 months.
Linus UllmarkBuffalo SabresTue, Jan 28, 2020Lower-BodyThe Sabres placed Ullmark on injured reserve.
Mark GiordanoCalgary FlamesTue, Feb 4, 2020HamstringGiordano is a game-time decision for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Nashville.
Travis HamonicCalgary FlamesMon, Feb 10, 2020IllnessHamonic has been placed on the injured reserve.
Juuso ValimakiCalgary FlamesMon, Sep 30, 2019Torn ACLValimaki was placed on long-term injured reserve, according to Scott Cruickshank of The Athletic.
Dougie HamiltonCarolina HurricanesThu, Jan 16, 2020Fractured FibulaAccording to coach Rod Brind'Amour, Hamilton has a fractured fibula and is not expected to return this season.
Petr MrazekCarolina HurricanesSat, Feb 22, 2020Concussion/NeckCarolina coach Rod Brind'Amour said Mrazek will miss at least a week.
Brett PesceCarolina HurricanesSat, Feb 22, 2020Upper BodyPesce is expected to be out for a long time, according to a report from Michael Smith of Hurricanes.com.
James ReimerCarolina HurricanesSat, Feb 22, 2020UndisclosedReimer is expected to be out for a while, according to a report from Michael Smith of Hurricanes.com.
Sami VatanenCarolina HurricanesTue, Feb 4, 2020UndisclosedThe Devils placed Vatanen on injured reserve.
Calvin de HaanChicago BlackhawksWed, Dec 11, 2019Upper bodyThe Blackhawks placed de Haan on the long term injured reserve.
Brent SeabrookChicago BlackhawksThu, Dec 26, 2019Upper/Lower bodyThe Blackhawks announced that Seabrook had surgery on his right hip. The team expects him to return in 5-6 months.
Andrew ShawChicago BlackhawksMon, Dec 2, 2019ConcussionShaw is still unable to practice and appears to be no closer to a return according to Jimmy Greenfield of the Chicago Tribune.
Zack SmithChicago BlackhawksThu, Feb 13, 2020Left HandSmith did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Andre BurakovskyColorado AvalancheSat, Feb 22, 2020IllnessBurakovsky will not play in Wednesday's game (Feb. 26) against the Sabres, according to a report from the Denver Post.
Matt CalvertColorado AvalancheSun, Feb 16, 2020Lower bodyCalvert is expected to miss a couple weeks.
Philipp GrubauerColorado AvalancheSun, Feb 16, 2020Lower bodyGrubauer is out indefinitely after leaving Saturday's (Feb. 15) game against Los Angeles.
Nazem KadriColorado AvalancheTue, Feb 11, 2020Lower bodyKadri was placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss multiple weeks, according to head coach Jared Bednar.
Vladislav NamestnikovColorado AvalancheSat, Feb 22, 2020UndisclosedNamestnikov did not play in Saturday's game (Feb. 22).
Matt NietoColorado AvalancheWed, Feb 26, 2020Upper BodyNieto will play in Wednesday's game (Feb. 26) against the Sabres, according to a report from the Denver Post.
Mikko RantanenColorado AvalancheMon, Feb 17, 2020Upper-BodyThe Avalanche placed Rantanen on injured reserve.
Colin WilsonColorado AvalancheThu, Nov 7, 2019Lower BodyWilson is using a crutch to help walk and is nowhere near a return according to Ryan Clark of The Athletic.
Josh AndersonColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Dec 16, 2019Upper bodyAnderson is still far away from a return according to coach John Tortorella.
Cam AtkinsonColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Feb 10, 2020Lower bodyAtkinson is expected to miss the next 2-3 weeks with a sprained ankle, according to head coach John Tortorella.
Oliver BjorkstrandColumbus Blue JacketsFri, Feb 21, 2020AnkleBjorkstrand will miss 8-10 weeks with a sprained and fractured ankle.
Brandon DubinskyColumbus Blue JacketsTue, Oct 1, 2019WristDubinsky is still out indefinitely, according to Jacob Nitzberg of 1st Ohio Battery.
Seth JonesColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Feb 10, 2020Lower bodyJones will miss 8-10 weeks with an ankle injury according to Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen.
Dean KukanColumbus Blue JacketsFri, Jan 3, 2020KneeThe Blue Jackets placed Kukan on injured reserve as he deals with a meniscus tear in his left knee.
Elvis MerzlikinsColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Feb 24, 2020UndisclosedMerzlikins did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Ryan MurrayColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Dec 16, 2019Lower bodyMurray has yet to skate with the team and is still considered week-to-week according to Jeff Svoboda of NHL.com.
Riley NashColumbus Blue JacketsMon, Feb 24, 2020UndisclosedNash did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Alexandre TexierColumbus Blue JacketsWed, Jan 1, 2020Upper bodyThe Blue Jackets announced F Alexandre Texier is out indefinitely with a lumbar stress fracture.
Alexander WennbergColumbus Blue JacketsSun, Feb 2, 2020Upper bodyWennberg has been placed on the injured reserve.
Martin HanzalDallas StarsFri, Dec 21, 2018Lower bodyHanzal underwent spinal fusion surgery in the off-season and his expected recovery time is six-to-seven months according to Tyler Mair of SBNation.
Stephen JohnsDallas StarsTue, Feb 25, 2020Upper BodyJohns is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Boston.
Danny DeKeyserDetroit Red WingsFri, Oct 25, 2019BackDeKeyser underwent surgery on his back in early December and is not expected to play the rest of the season according to Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News.
Adam ErneDetroit Red WingsTue, Feb 25, 2020UndisclosedErne did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Robby FabbriDetroit Red WingsWed, Feb 26, 2020KneeFabbri is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Minnesota.
Gustav LindstromDetroit Red WingsWed, Feb 26, 2020UndisclosedLindstrom is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Minnesota.
Filip ZadinaDetroit Red WingsSun, Feb 2, 2020Lower bodyZadina is expected to miss the next 2-3 weeks, per Head Coach Jeff Blashill.
Andreas AthanasiouEdmonton OilersWed, Feb 26, 2020Lower BodyAthanasiou left Wednesday's (Feb. 26) game against Vegas and did not return.
Oscar KlefbomEdmonton OilersTue, Feb 18, 2020ShoulderThe Oilers placed Klefbom on injured reserve.
James NealEdmonton OilersFri, Jan 31, 2020FootNeal is at least a few weeks away from returning to action, according to Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.
Joakim NygardEdmonton OilersThu, Jan 30, 2020Upper BodyThe Oilers placed Nygard on injured reserve.
Kris RussellEdmonton OilersThu, Jan 30, 2020ConcussionRussell is at least a few weeks away from returning, according to Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.
Kailer YamamotoEdmonton OilersTue, Feb 25, 2020AnkleThe Oilers listed Yamamoto as week-to-week.
Brian BoyleFlorida PanthersThu, Feb 6, 2020Upper bodyThe Panthers placed Boyle on injured reserve.
Chris DriedgerFlorida PanthersThu, Jan 16, 2020Lower BodyThe Panthers announced that Driedger is making progress and has been sent on a conditioning loan to the team's minor league affiliate.
Dryden HuntFlorida PanthersSat, Feb 22, 2020Lower BodyHunt was placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss multiple weeks, according to Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site.
Jeff CarterLos Angeles KingsThu, Feb 20, 2020Lower BodyCarter did not play in Wednesday's (Feb. 26) game against Pittsburgh.
Luke KuninMinnesota WildFri, Feb 21, 2020Upper BodyThe Wild announced that Kunin is expected to miss 10-14 days with a upper body injury.
Carson SoucyMinnesota WildFri, Feb 21, 2020Upper BodyThe Wild announced that Soucy is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with a upper body injury.
Jonathan DrouinMontreal CanadiensThu, Feb 27, 2020AnkleDrouin is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against the Rangers.
Victor MeteMontreal CanadiensTue, Feb 18, 2020FootThe Canadiens announced that Mete will miss the rest of the season with a fractured food.
Xavier OuelletMontreal CanadiensThu, Feb 20, 2020ConcussionThe Canadiens placed Ouellet on injured reserve.
Joel TeasdaleMontreal CanadiensFri, Aug 16, 2019KneeThe Canadiens announced that Teasedale will miss at least seven months due to a knee injury, according to Ryan McKenna of Sportsnet.
Will ButcherNew Jersey DevilsWed, Feb 19, 2020Upper BodyThe Devils announced that Butcher will not play in the team's upcoming five-game road trip. The team returns home on March 6.
Casey CizikasNew York IslandersTue, Feb 11, 2020Lower-BodyCizikas has been placed on the injured reserve and is expected to miss the next 3-4 weeks.
Cal ClutterbuckNew York IslandersSat, Dec 21, 2019WristClutterbuck has returned to practicing after suffering a wrist injury but is still unavailable to play.
Andy GreeneNew York IslandersTue, Feb 25, 2020UndisclosedThe Islanders announced that Greene suffered a undisclosed injury in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25) and did not return.
Adam PelechNew York IslandersTue, Feb 25, 2020Torn AchillesPelech tore his Achilles and is out for the rest of the season.
Pavel BuchnevichNew York RangersMon, Feb 24, 2020UndisclosedBuchnevich is out for Thursday's game (Feb. 27) against Montreal.
Micheal HaleyNew York RangersSat, Feb 8, 2020Core MuscleThe Rangers placed Haley on injured reserve.
Igor ShesterkinNew York RangersMon, Feb 24, 2020RibShesterkin was involved in a car accident and has a displaced rib fracture. He will be reassessed in a few weeks, according to Dan Rosen of NHL.com.
Mark BorowieckiOttawa SenatorsSat, Feb 8, 2020PersonalThe Senators placed Borowiecki on injured reserve.
Anthony DuclairOttawa SenatorsMon, Feb 24, 2020AnkleDuclair did not play in Thursday's (Feb 27) game.
Anders NilssonOttawa SenatorsThu, Dec 19, 2019ConcussionNilsson is progressing in his recovery but still has no clear timetable for a return according to Dean Brown of the Senators Radio Network.
Colin WhiteOttawa SenatorsTue, Feb 25, 2020Upper BodyWhite did not play in Thursday's (Feb 27) game.
Oskar LindblomPhiladelphia FlyersWed, Dec 11, 2019Upper-BodyThe Flyers announced that Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma. He will not play again this season.
Samuel MorinPhiladelphia FlyersWed, Nov 6, 2019KneeThe Philadelphia Flyers announced that D Samuel Morin will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee.
Nolan PatrickPhiladelphia FlyersThu, Sep 12, 2019MigrainesFlyers GM Chuck Fletcher thinks Patrick could play again this season as he recovers from migraines.
Zachary Aston-ReesePittsburgh PenguinsTue, Feb 18, 2020Lower BodyThe Penguins announced that Aston-Reese is out week-to-week with a lower-body injury.
Nick BjugstadPittsburgh PenguinsTue, Nov 19, 2019Core MuscleBjugstad continues to progress in his recovery and has been skating in Pittsburgh according to Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Brian DumoulinPittsburgh PenguinsSat, Nov 30, 2019Lower BodyDumoulin is still without a timetable to begin skating as he returns from ankle surgery in early December according to head coach Mike Sullivan.
Jake GuentzelPittsburgh PenguinsTue, Dec 31, 2019Upper bodyGuentzel is expected to miss the next four to six months following shoulder surgery, according to General Manager Jim Rutherford.
John MarinoPittsburgh PenguinsSat, Feb 8, 2020Fractured CheekboneThe Penguins placed Marino on injured reserve.
Jared McCannPittsburgh PenguinsWed, Feb 26, 2020Upper BodyMcCann will be a game-time decision for Friday's (Feb. 28) game against Anaheim.
Tomas HertlSan Jose SharksWed, Jan 29, 2020Lower bodyThe Sharks announced that Hertl will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his left knee. He's expected to be ready for training camp for the 2020-2021 season in September.
Erik KarlssonSan Jose SharksSat, Feb 15, 2020Left ThumbKarlsson will miss the remainder of the season with a broken left thumb.
Melker KarlssonSan Jose SharksSun, Feb 23, 2020Lower BodyKarlsson did not play in Tuesday's game (Feb. 25).
Dalton ProutSan Jose SharksMon, Feb 24, 2020Upper BodyThe Sharks placed Prout on injured reserve.
Sammy BlaisSt. Louis BluesThu, Feb 27, 2020UndisclosedBlais won't play in Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against the Islanders.
Jay BouwmeesterSt. Louis BluesTue, Feb 11, 2020HeartThe Blues announced that Bouwmeester will miss the rest of the season.
Vladimir TarasenkoSt. Louis BluesThu, Oct 24, 2019ShoulderTarasenko's has started skating, but his expected return has been pushed back to late April according to Blue's general manager Doug Armstrong.
Blake ColemanTampa Bay LightningThu, Feb 27, 2020PersonalColeman did not play in Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Chicago.
Pat MaroonTampa Bay LightningThu, Feb 27, 2020UndisclosedMaroon is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Chicago.
Ryan McDonaghTampa Bay LightningThu, Feb 6, 2020Lower BodyThe Lightning announced that McDonagh is a few weeks away from returning to action.
Jan RuttaTampa Bay LightningTue, Feb 4, 2020Lower BodyRutta is expected to miss 2-3 more weeks.
Steven StamkosTampa Bay LightningTue, Feb 25, 2020Lower-BodyStamkos is out for Thursday's (Feb. 27) game against Chicago.
Cody CeciToronto Maple LeafsThu, Feb 6, 2020AnkleThe Maple Leafs placed Ceci on injured reserve.
Andreas JohnssonToronto Maple LeafsThu, Feb 13, 2020KneeThe Maple Leafs announced that Johnsson is expected to miss six months after undergoing knee surgery.
Ilya MikheyevToronto Maple LeafsFri, Dec 27, 2019HandMikheyev will miss at least three months after suffering severed artery and tendons in his wrist.
Jake MuzzinToronto Maple LeafsTue, Feb 25, 2020HandThe Maple Leafs announced that Muzzin will miss the next four weeks with a broken right hand.
Morgan RiellyToronto Maple LeafsMon, Jan 13, 2020Lower bodyThe Maple Leafs are hoping to have a better idea of what Rielly's timeline will look like by the end of next week, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.
Brock BoeserVancouver CanucksSat, Feb 8, 2020Upper BodyBoeser is expected to miss at least another four weeks of action, according to Ben Kuzma of TSN.
Micheal FerlandVancouver CanucksTue, Feb 18, 2020ConcussionThe Canucks announced that Ferland will miss the rest of the season with concussion-like symptoms.
Josh LeivoVancouver CanucksSat, Dec 21, 2019KneeThe Canucks announced that Leivo is expected to miss the rest of the regular season, but it is possible he could come back for the post season.
Jacob MarkstromVancouver CanucksMon, Feb 24, 2020Lower BodyMarkstrom will be re-evaluated in two weeks after undergoing a minor procedure.
Alex TuchVegas Golden KnightsWed, Feb 19, 2020Lower BodyThe Golden Knights placed Tuch on injured reserve.
Carl DahlstromWinnipeg JetsTue, Jan 14, 2020HandDahlstrom has a broken bone in his hand and is expected to miss six weeks according to Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun.
Patrik LaineWinnipeg JetsThu, Feb 27, 2020Lower bodyLaine left Thursday's (Feb 28) game with a lower body injury and will not return.
Mark LetestuWinnipeg JetsTue, Oct 15, 2019VirusLetestu has been shut down for six months with myocarditis, according to a report from Ken Wiebe of The Athletic.
Bryan LittleWinnipeg JetsWed, Nov 6, 2019Upper BodyLittle is making progress but is still not close to a return according to coach Paul Maurice.
Adam LowryWinnipeg JetsMon, Jan 20, 2020Upper BodyThe Jets placed Lowry on injured reserve.
Josh MorrisseyWinnipeg JetsSun, Feb 23, 2020Upper BodyMorrissey did not play in Thursday's game (Feb. 27).
Sami NikuWinnipeg JetsTue, Feb 25, 2020Lower-BodyNiku is week-to-week, according to Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV.
Mathieu PerreaultWinnipeg JetsSat, Feb 1, 2020Upper BodyAccording to coach Paul Maurice, Perreault will be out for at least two weeks.
Luca SbisaWinnipeg JetsTue, Feb 18, 2020Upper BodySbisa is expected to miss at least a week with a upper body injury, according to Brian Munz of TSN. He's been placed on Injured Reserve.