Washington Capitals defenseman Martin Fehervary exited in the second period of the team’s game against the Calgary Flames with what appeared to be an arm injury.
The incident occurred with just over 10 minutes left in the middle frame, with the 23-year old blueliner taking a hit from Flames forward Milan Lucic and quickly exiting down the runway.
Martin Fehervary heads to Capitals locker room. Looked like he his left arm was hurting after hit from Milan Lucic.
— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) December 4, 2022
Here’s the hit on Martin Fehervary by Flames winger Milan Lucic in the second period. Fehervary left the ice immediately after and didn’t return. pic.twitter.com/7sXtoojK7n
— Matt Weyrich (@ByMattWeyrich) December 4, 2022
The Capitals announced that Fehervary will not return and will be re-evaluated tomorrow. Fehervary skated 9:39 at the time he exited.
INJURY UPDATE: #Caps Darcy Kuemper (upper body) and Martin Fehervary (upper body) will not return to tonight’s game and will be re-evaluated tomorrow.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) December 4, 2022
Fehervary was spotted sporting a sling on his left arm after the game. Not good, obviously. #Caps
— Tarik El-Bashir (@Tarik_ElBashir) December 4, 2022
The Capitals will make their way to Edmonton immediately following tonight’s game in Calgary. They are scheduled to hold practice at Rogers Place in Edmonton at 12:45 MT on Sunday where we could learn more regarding the status of Fehervary.
By Michael Fleetwood