NHL Injury Updates
Joe Haggerty: Boston Bruins forward David Krejci was on the ice for the first half of practice yesterday. He was in a regular jersey.
Mike Loftus: Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller was on the ice yesterday before practice with Connor Clifton.
Lance Lysowski: Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger said that Conor Sheary was on the ice yesterday and will be evaluated today.
Tom Gazzola: Edmonton Oilers forward Joakim Nygard will be out two to four weeks with a rib injury.
Peter Laviolette: Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette said that forward Filip Forsberg will be a “game-time decision with a lower-body injury” tonight.
Mike Morreale: New Jersey Devils forward Nico Hischier is day-to-day with an upper-body injury,
Mike Morreale: Devils defenseman Andy Greene (upper-body) skated on his own yesterday.
Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports: Pittsburgh Penguins Alex Galchenyuk was injured during training camp and has suffered a setback due to an allergic reaction to a spider bite according to Bob McKenzie.
“This is going from the sublime to the ridiculous,” McKenzie said during the first intermission of Wednesday night’s NBSCN broadcast of the Penguins-Avalanche game. “Galchenyuk was dealing with a soft tissue injury, believed to be a groin injury suffered in training camp. His rehab and recovery from that has been stalled because —get this — bit by a spider.”
“Quite a significant allergic reaction to that spider bite,” McKenzie continued, “and that really put off some of the rehab and recovery he was doing. But he’s now on the road to recovery, they’re hoping another week or two for him.”
Tarik El-Bashir: Washington Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler and forward Richard Panik left last night’s game early after colliding with each other. They will be re-evaluated today.
Tarik El-Bashir: Capitals coach Todd Reirden said that defenseman Michal Kempny is a possibility for Friday night. Sunday would be their next target date.