Category Archives: Injuries

Flyers Lose James Van Riemsdyk For 4-6 Weeks Due To Hand Injury, Hurricanes Lose Brett Pesce 4-6 Months After Right Shoulder Surgery

Photo: NBCS Philadelphia Thursday delivered some bad news for two Metropolitan Division teams on the injury front as the Philadelphia Flyers announced forward James Van Riemsdyk will miss 4-6 weeks (the remainder of the regular season) after suffering a hand … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk Takes Skate Blade to the Face In Game Against Canadiens

Hockey, like any sport, brings with it the potential for injury, with a combination of hard, cold ice, sticks, a puck, and sharp skate blades being potential causes of injury to players or officials. On Tuesday night, in a game … Continue reading

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Lightning Announce Steven Stamkos Will Undergo Core Muscle Surgery, Miss 6-8 Weeks

Photo: ABC Action News The Tampa Bay Lightning announced prior to their game against the Calgary Flames on Saturday afternoon that captain Steven Stamkos will undergo core muscle surgery on Monday and miss 6-8 weeks (the remainder of the regular … Continue reading

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Former Capital Alex Semin Out Rest Of Season For KHL’s Podolsk Vityaz With Lower-Body Injury

The KHL’s Podolsk Vityaz announced on Friday morning that captain Alex Semin will miss the rest of the season, including the 2020 Gagarin Cup Playoffs, due to a lower-body injury suffered on Thursday.

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42-Year-Old David Ayres Dresses As Hurricanes’ Emergency Backup vs. Maple Leafs

After goaltender James Reimer suffered a lower-body injury in the first period of the Carolina Hurricanes’ game against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night, and backup Petr Mrazek got banged-up when he skated out to play the puck a little past … Continue reading

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Blues’ Jay Bouwmeester: “Our Family Has Felt The Support Of The Entire National Hockey League Family And The City Of St. Louis During This Time. We Have All Been Greatly Comforted By Your Genuine Concern.”

Photo: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports After a week of medical tests and treatments, St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has returned to St. Louis following a cardiac episode and collapse on February 11 during the first period of the Blues-Anaheim … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov Takes The Ice In Normal Jersey, Did Not Participate In Line Rushes; Holtby vs. Raanta In Net: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate In Glendale

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo The Washington Capitals held morning skate ahead of tonight’s game against the Arizona Coyotes (10:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Gila River Arena.

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Kuznetsov Not On The Ice And Remains Day-To-Day; Fehervary Returns To Hershey: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held a Wednesday practice ahead of their Thursday tilt at Pepsi Center against the Colorado Avalanche (9:30 P.M. on NBCSN nationally and NBC Sports Washington locally). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Is Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury; Left Monday’s Game Against Islanders

Washington Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov left Monday’s game against the New York Islanders with an upper-body injury after a collision with Islanders’ center Leo Komarov. The team announced on Tuesday that he is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Kuznetsov was not … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Leaves Game Against Islanders With Upper-Body Injury; Questionable To Return For The Third Period

Washington Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov left Monday’s game during the second period against the New York Islanders after a collision with Islanders’ center Leo Komarov. He was questionable to return but ultimately did not for the third period. The Capitals … Continue reading

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