NHL Injury Updates
Daniel Nugent-Bowman: Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland said that there are no timelines on when forward James Neal (foot) and defenseman Kris Russell (concussion protocol) will return to the lineup. Russell has been skating on his own the past couple of days.
- Daniel Nugent-Bowman: Holland: “He was playing injured (on Saturday after the incident), but he was not putting himself in any kind of serious jeopardy.”
Dave Isaac: Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere didn’t skate yesterday as he’s been dealing with some scar tissue that came from his surgery. They are hopeful that he can skate tomorrow.
“With 7:50 remaining in the first period of our game tonight, Jay Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode and collapsed on our bench after completing his shift. Thankfully, with the quick response of our medical trainers, Anaheim medical trainers and their team physicians, they were able to stabilize Jay. He was alert and moving all of his extremities as he was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center. Currently, Jay is conscious and alert as he undergoes further testing by Anaheim’s physicians. We will update Jay’s condition on Wednesday morning.”
- St. Louis Blues: Last night’s Blues-Ducks game was postponed and will be made up at a later date.
- Jeremy Rutherford: Bouwmeester is in stable condition at the hospital after suffering a “cardiac episode.”
Samantha Pell: Washington Capitals coach Todd Reirden said that forward Evgeny Kuznetsov is day-to-day. They’ll re-evaluate him before they leave on their three-game road trip that gets underway on Thursday.