NHL Injury Report


Injuries Table
Player Team Date of Injury Injury Type Injury Note
Kevan MillerBoston BruinsWed, Oct 2, 2019Lower BodyMiller is still recovering from a knee issue. He was left off the Bruins camp roster for the restart of the NHL season in August.
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.
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.
Andrew ShawChicago BlackhawksMon, Dec 2, 2019ConcussionShaw will miss the remainder of the season.
Zack SmithChicago BlackhawksThu, Feb 13, 2020BackSmith will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season.
Philipp GrubauerColorado AvalancheSat, Aug 22, 2020LegGrubauer Johnson suffered an injury in Game 1 (Aug. 22) and his return date is unknown.
Erik JohnsonColorado AvalancheSat, Aug 22, 2020UndisclosedJohnson suffered an injury in Game 1 (Aug. 22) and his return date is unknown.
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.
Brandon DubinskyColumbus Blue JacketsTue, Oct 1, 2019WristDubinsky is still out indefinitely, according to Jacob Nitzberg of 1st Ohio Battery.
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.
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.
Tyler EnnisEdmonton OilersThu, Aug 6, 2020UndisclosedOilers coach Dave Tippett said Ennis is out indefinitely.
Jeff CarterLos Angeles KingsThu, Feb 20, 2020Lower BodyCarter has been out since Feb. 18 with a lower body injury.
Greg PaterynMinnesota WildSat, Jul 11, 2020Upper bodyPateryn is out indefinitely with an upper body injury.
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, 2020ThumbThe Devils announced that Butcher will miss the remainder of the season with ruptured ligaments in his right thumb.
Casey CizikasNew York IslandersSun, Sep 13, 2020UndisclosedCizikas has left the bubble and will not play again this postseason.
Tom KuhnhacklNew York IslandersSun, Sep 13, 2020UndisclosedKuhnhackl has left the bubble and will not play again this postseason.
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.
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.
Zachary Aston-ReesePittsburgh PenguinsMon, Aug 17, 2020Upper bodyThe Penguins announced Aston-Reese underwent left shoulder surgery and will be sidelined for six months.
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.
Dalton ProutSan Jose SharksMon, Feb 24, 2020Upper BodyThe Sharks placed Prout on injured reserve.
Jay BouwmeesterSt. Louis BluesTue, Feb 11, 2020HeartThe Blues announced that Bouwmeester will miss the rest of the season.
Alexander SteenSt. Louis BluesMon, Aug 17, 2020UndisclosedSteen is listed as OUT for Wednesday's (Aug. 19) game.
Vladimir TarasenkoSt. Louis BluesMon, Aug 17, 2020UndisclosedThe Blues announced that Tarasenko is going to have more surgery next week and will be re-evaluated in five months.
Steven StamkosTampa Bay LightningFri, Sep 25, 2020UndisclosedLightning coach Jon Cooper said Stamkos will not return during the Stanley Cup Finals.
Josh LeivoVancouver CanucksSat, Dec 21, 2019KneeLeivo has not played since Dec. 19 due to a fractured kneecap and is not on the roster to play in the NHL restart of the 2019-2020 season in August.
Michal KempnyWashington CapitalsTue, Oct 6, 2020Lower bodyThe Capitals announced D Michal Kempny underwent surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, he is expected to miss 6-8 months.
Bryan LittleWinnipeg JetsWed, Nov 6, 2019Upper BodyLittle will miss the rest of the season, according to Ken Wiebe of The Athletic.