Mark Stone surgery
Taylor Newby - May 18, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that captain, Mark Stone, is set to have back surgery Thursday morning. It is no secret that the Golden Knights were plagued with injuries this season. That is one of the many reasons the team missed the playoffs for the first time since the franchise entered the National Hockey League […]

casey desmith injured
Sterling Blount - May 5, 2022

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith is likely injured for the remainder of their first-round series against the New York Rangers, reports Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. An update provided by the team states he will be out for the remainder of the playoffs. All signs point to Louis Domingue starting Game 2 for #pens, likely backed […]

Antti Raanta injury
Noah Foster, Editor - May 4, 2022

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Antti Raanta left Game Two against the Boston Bruins injured, suffering an upper-body injury. David Pastrnak was driving hard to the net and collided with Raanta, causing the injury. Antti Raanta will not return to tonight’s game due to an upper-body injury. — Hurricanes PR (@CanesPR) May 5, 2022 Antti Raanta Leaves […]

Robin Lehner surgery
Alex Slemp - Apr 25, 2022

Starting goaltender for the Las Vegas Golden Knights, Robin Lehner, is to undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season. Will he or won’t he? He will. After all that, the Golden Knights announce goaltender Robin Lehner will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery: — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) April 25, 2022 Robin Lehner to Undergo […]

Dylan Larkin Surgery
Brad Butland - Apr 18, 2022

The Detroit Red Wings announced that center Dylan Larkin is sidelined for the remainder of the regular season after undergoing successful surgery for a core muscle injury. His expected recovery time is somewhere between eight to ten weeks. An update on captain Dylan Larkin. Details: — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 18, 2022 […]

2021-22 Metro Division; Kaapo Kakko Injured

New York Rangers forward Kaapo Kakko was injured again and is out week-to-week. The injury is a lower-body ailment that seems to be centered on the ankle. This news was announced late Monday afternoon and first reported by Mollie Walker of the New York Post. #NYR say Kaapo Kakko is week to week, not skating […]

tristan jarry injury
Gregory Gullo - Apr 16, 2022

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry will be out week to week with a lower-body injury, head coach Mike Sullivan announced this morning. The injury is confirmed to be a broken bone in his foot, and he is week-to-week. Coach Sullivan on Jarry: “The only information that I have right now is that he is out […]

Jake Allen Out

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that goalie Jake Allen is out for the rest of the 2021-22 season with a groin injury. Montreal also announced that defenceman Justin Barron will miss the rest of the campaign with an ankle injury. The news was announced on Tuesday afternoon. Both players join Jonathan Drouin among players who […]

Clayton Keller injured
Noah Foster, Editor - Mar 31, 2022

The Arizona Coyotes lose one of their key forwards in one of the worst ways possible. Clayton Keller injured his right leg in Wednesday night’s game against the San Jose Sharks. He was driving to the boards behind the net when he lost an edge and collided awkwardly with the boards. The play was stopped […]

ryan mcdonagh injured

The Tampa Bay Lightning were without defenceman Ryan McDonagh for at least Saturday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings with an upper-body injury. Tampa Bay head coach Jon Cooper made the announcement prior to the morning skate on Saturday. There’s no timetable on his return. Update: Defenseman Ryan McDonagh will not play today in Detroit […]

Rasmus Sandin injury
Noah Foster, Editor - Mar 21, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost a big part of their defensive core as they gear up for a playoff run. Defenceman Rasmus Sandin is out with a knee injury, and it is believed to be serious. The expectation is he is out weeks, as opposed to days. Sandin’s injury is believed to be his […]

Aaron Ekblad Injury
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Mar 20, 2022

The Florida Panthers announced on Sunday they’ve placed defenceman Aaron Ekblad on long-term injured reserve. Ekblad’s injury happened on the game against the Anaheim Ducks. He’ll be out for the rest of the season. I'm told Aaron Ekblad will be placed on LTIR and will not return during the regular season, but sometime during the […]

Ivan Miroshnichenko
Oscar Elieff - Mar 3, 2022

Top prospect in the upcoming 2022 NHL Entry Draft, Ivan Miroshnichenko, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and could miss the entirety of the 2022-23 season. Miroshnichenko is currently receiving treatment in Germany. This comes days after fellow countryman and future NHL hopeful Rodion Amirov was diagnosed with a brain tumour. This comes from the […]

Jonathan Toews
Matthew Mountjoy - Feb 18, 2022

The Blackhawks announced today that they have placed Jonathan Toews on the injured reserve after suffering a concussion. Lukas Reichel has been called up from the Rockford IceHogs to fill his spot. Jonathan Toews Placed on IR With a Concussion We have recalled Lukas Reichel from the @goicehogs @enterprise | #Blackhawks — Chicago Blackhawks […]

Jack Eichel
Robert MacDonald - Feb 14, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that right-winger Mark Stone is sidelined indefinitely with a back issue. Additionally, general manager Kelly McCrimmon stated Jack Eichel returns this week, against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday. Kelly McCrimmon says Jack Eichel will play Wednesday night against Colorado — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 14, 2022 Mark Stone Injured, Jack […]

Zach Whitecloud Injury
Matthew Mountjoy - Feb 7, 2022

Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Zach Whitecloud has a broken bone in his foot, according to Head Coach Peter DeBoer. Whitecloud has six goals for 12 points and is a +13 in 31 games this year for Vegas. Pete DeBoer reveals Zach Whitecloud has a broken bone in his foot. He is out for the road […]

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