Injuries

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Tommy Bennett - Feb 1, 2023

With the bodies that have been out of the lineup, health was on the horizon. Shea Theodore made his return and Zach Whitecloud is close. But one player will not be coming back. The worst possible news to come out surrounds the Vegas Golden Knights. Mark Stone injury now takes him out indefinitely. The captain […]


Tanner Pearson Out
Jay Neemeyer - Jan 12, 2023

Vancouver Canucks left winger Tanner Pearson will not return this season due to his hand injury, the Canucks’ General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today. General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that F Tanner Pearson underwent a second hand surgery yesterday after a setback in his recovery, and he will miss the remainder of the 2022.23 […]

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Joshua Grom - Jan 10, 2023

Dallas Stars top-line forward Roope Hintz is out with an upper-body injury. The Stars will begin a New York tour tonight with the New York Islanders. According to head coach Pete DeBoer, it does not appear to be long-term; however, Hintz is not on the road trip. Roope Hintz not on trip with upper body […]

WASHINGTON, DC - March 26: Tom Wilson #43 and Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals battle Dawson Mercer #18 of the New Jersey Devils for the puck during the third period of the game at Capital One Arena on March 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
Jay Neemeyer - Jan 8, 2023

Forwards Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson will both return from injuries tomorrow for the Washington Capitals, the team announced Saturday. Defenseman John Carlson has been placed on long-term injured reserve to make room on the roster and salary cap. Capitals forward Tom Wilson will make his season debut tomorrow (Sunday) against Columbus. He is coming […]

Owen Beck Called Up
Matthew Mountjoy - Jan 1, 2023

uOwen Beck has been called up to the Canadian World Juniors team after Colton Dach left the game with an upper-body injury after taking an awkward hit during Canada’s 5-1 win against Sweden on New Year’s Eve. Owen Beck Called Up ROSTER UPDATE | Owen Beck has been added to 🇨🇦’s National Junior Team. Colton […]

Boone Jenner
Kevin Knight - Dec 19, 2022

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced team captain Boone Jenner suffered a fractured thumb, which will sideline him for approximately four weeks.  Jenner was injured during a loss to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, December 13th. Boone Jenner Added to Long List of Injuries for the Blue Jackets Jenner, the Blue Jackets’ leading goal scorer with […]

Timothy Liljegren Injury
Jay Neemeyer - Dec 17, 2022

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Timothy Liljegren suffered an upper-body injury in the second period of the Leafs’ 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers Thursday night. While it was thought he would miss some time, X-Rays came back negative and Liljegren will play Saturday. Liljegren says he blocked a shot with his hand and it […]

Tommy Bennett - Dec 14, 2022

There’s good and bad news today coming out of Ottawa. D.J. Smith has announced that Ottawa Senators forward Tim Stützle will be out for at least a week with a shoulder injury. The best part of the news is that he suffered no structural damage to his shoulder. Reinforcements are coming, and Stützle’s return is […]

Nick Robertson Injured
Andy Doorty - Dec 9, 2022

Toronto Maple Leafs’ winger Nick Robertson was injured in Thursday’s game. He left with a shoulder injury and will miss significant time. Robertson got tangled up with Kings defenceman Matt Roy and fell awkwardly into the boards. The 21-year-old forward needed the help of trainers to get off the ice. Sheldon Keefe says Nick Robertson […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 05: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on December 5, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Robert MacDonald - Dec 6, 2022

Colorado Avalanche star centre Nathan MacKinnon is injured and sidelined for up to four weeks with an upper-body injury. Still awaiting official word from the Avalanche but sounds like Nathan MacKinnon will be out of action approx 4 weeks or so… another tough break for the injury riddled Cup [email protected] @TheAthletic — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) […]

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko makes a save while wearing his white #35 away jersey.
Erin Butler - Dec 3, 2022

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko is set to be out long-term with a lower-body injury. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, he’s expected to be out for six weeks. Sounds like Thatcher Demko injury timeline is approximately six weeks. Thankfully not worst-case scenario — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 3, 2022 Thatcher Demko on Injured Reserve The […]

Picture of the Columbus Blue Jackets logo on their dark home jersey.
Kevin Knight - Dec 2, 2022

The Columbus Blue Jackets injury news continues to be grim. Today, the club released more details on long-term injuries to winger Jakub Voracek and defencemen Zach Werenski and Jake Bean. Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries Remain an Issue Bad News on Voracek Columbus general manager Jarmo Kekalainen updated the status of Voracek, 33, who has a […]

Erin Butler - Dec 2, 2022

Tyler Bertuzzi is expected to be out for six weeks following successful hand surgery, the Detroit Red Wings announced today. With Tyler Bertuzzi out, the Red Wings will need some depth to step up. Tyler Bertuzzi had successful surgery this morning and is expected to be out 6 weeks, per Coach Lalonde. — Detroit Red […]

Kris Letang Stroke
Kiera Little - Nov 30, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that defenseman Kris Letang would be out indefinitely after suffering a stroke Monday. Letang will undergo further evaluation, but the team reports that he is not currently experiencing any lasting effects, and does not expect his status to affect his career long-term.  Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Center John Tavares (91) celebrates his goal with Toronto Maple Leafs Defenseman Morgan Rielly (44) and Toronto Maple Leafs Defenseman Jordie Benn (18) during the first period in the NHL game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 15, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA.
Joshua Grom - Nov 22, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed star defenceman Morgan Rielly on long-term injured reserve with a knee injury. Rielly will miss, at minimum, the team’s next 10 games and 24 days. There is no further timeline for his return. The @MapleLeafs have recalled D Mac Hollowell and D Victor Mete from the @TorontoMarlies. D Morgan […]

SUNRISE, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Goaltender Scott Wedgewood #41 of the Dallas Stars is taken off the ice on a stretcher after being injured in the second period against the Florida Panthers at the FLA Live Arena on November 17, 2022 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
Noah Foster, Editor - Nov 17, 2022

A terrible scene in Florida tonight as Dallas Stars goaltender Scott Wedgewood was stretchered off the ice. After making two spectacular saves on Anton Lundell’s breakaway chances, Wedgewood threw off his glove and grabbed his lower back immediately. It is not immediately clear what caused the injury, but everyone in the hockey community is wishing […]



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Erin Butler - Nov 17, 2022

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TEMPE, ARIZONA - JANUARY 19: Dylan Strome #17 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 after scoring a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the third period of the NHL game at Mullett Arena on January 19, 2023 in Tempe, Arizona. The Capitals defeated the Coyotes 4-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Tommy Bennett - Nov 17, 2022

With all the trade talk going around the league, one player is staying where he is. Washington Capitals centre Dylan Strome has signed a contract extension. He will remain in the nation’s capital for the next five seasons and has a cap hit of $5 million per year – a huge deal for him and […]