NHL Injuries

Anaheim Ducks
Player   Status/Updated  
Nicolas Kerdiles LW Ques Sat - Concussion - 12/1/16 notesKerdiles is on injured reserve with a concussion but could make his return Saturday against the Oilers.
Clayton Stoner D I-R - Lower Body - 11/26/16 notesStoner has been sidelined due to a lower-body injury and is on the injured reserve list.
Joseph Cramarossa LW I-R - Lower Body - 11/26/16 notesCramarossa is sidelined with a lower-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
Simon Despres D I-R - Concussion - 10/28/16 notesDespres has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to concussion-like symptoms.
Nate Thompson C Mid March - Achilles - 10/27/16 notesThompson ruptured his Achilles tendon during an offseason workout and has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list. He is not expected to return until sometime in March.
Arizona Coyotes
Player   Status/Updated  
Brad Richardson RW Out indefinitely - Leg - 11/19/16 notesRichardson is on injured reserve after undergoing surgery to repair a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg. It is unclear how much time he will miss.
Chris Pronger D out for season - Concussion - 11/7/16 notesPronger has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to a career-ending concussion. He has not played since the 2011-2012 season.
Dave Bolland C Out indefinitely - Back - 10/11/16 notesBolland is sidelined due to back and ankle injuries and is on injured reserve. There is no timetable for a return to the ice.
Boston Bruins
Player   Status/Updated  
Zdeno Chara D Out Sat - Lower Body - 12/2/16 notesChara has missed five consecutive games due to a lower-body injury and will not return to action Saturday against the Sabres.
John-Michael Liles D Out indefinitely - Concussion - 11/29/16 notesLiles suffered a concussion and will miss an undetermined amount of time as the team follows concussion protocol procedures.
Noel Acciari C Mid Dec - Lower Body - 11/23/16 notesAcciari has been placed on the injured reserve list and is expected to be sidelined for four weeks while he recovers from an injury to his lower body.
Frank Vatrano C Late Dec - Foot - 10/12/16 notesVatrano underwent surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left foot and is expected to miss up to three months. He is on injured reserve while he recovers.
Buffalo Sabres
Player   Status/Updated  
Robin Lehner G Prob Sat - Hip - 12/2/16 notesLehner was held out of the last game due to a hip injury but will likely be available Saturday against the Bruins.
Josh Gorges D Ques Sat - Foot - 12/2/16 notesGorges took a puck off his foot during the last game and it is unknown if he will be able to suit up against the Bruins on Saturday.
Zach Bogosian D Early Dec - Knee - 11/24/16 notesBogosian has a MCL sprain in his knee and will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks.
Dmitry Kulikov D Out indefinitely - Back - 11/21/16 notesKulikov is sidelined with a back injury and there is no timetable for a recovery.
Tyler Ennis LW Early Jan - Groin - 11/16/16 notesEnnis has been placed on the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a groin injury. He is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.
Nicolas Deslauriers LW Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/16/16 notesDeslauriers sustained a knee injury and is on injured reserve without an official timetable for a recovery.
Cody McCormick C out for season - Illness - 10/17/16 notesMcCormick has not played since the mid-way part of the 2015-2016 season due to blood clots in his calf muscle. He is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season as well.
Calgary Flames
Player   Status/Updated  
Johnny Gaudreau LW Late Dec - Finger - 11/21/16 notesGaudreau had surgery to repair a fractured finger and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss six weeks of action as a result.
Lance Bouma C Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 11/6/16 notesBouma is expected to miss a couple of weeks due to a shoulder injury and has landed on the injured reserve list.
Ladislav Smid D out for season - Neck - 9/29/16 notesSmid has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list due to a neck injury.
Carolina Hurricanes
Player   Status/Updated  
Elias Lindholm C Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/1/16 notesLindholm exited the previous game due to a lower-body injury and it is undetermined if he will participate in Saturday's game against the Rangers.
Jordan Staal C Out indefinitely - Concussion - 11/28/16 notesStaal sustained a concussion and has been placed on injured reserve without a definitive timetable for a return.
Eddie Lack G I-R - Concussion - 11/21/16 notesLack suffered a concussion and has landed on the injured reserve list.
Bryan Bickell LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 11/13/16 notesBickell is on the injured reserve list as he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and it is unknown when he will be able to rejoin the team.
Chicago Blackhawks
Player   Status/Updated  
Jonathan Toews C Out Sat - Back - 12/2/16 notesToews has missed four consecutive games due to a back injury and will not return to the ice Saturday against the Flyers.
Trevor Van Riemsdyk D Ques Sat - Arm - 12/2/16 notesVan Riemsdyk sustained an arm injury and is on the injured reserve list but could be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Flyers.
Colorado Avalanche
Player   Status/Updated  
Gabriel Landeskog LW I-R - Lower Body - 11/30/16 notesLandeskog is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Columbus Blue Jackets
Player   Status/Updated  
Matt Calvert LW Prob Sat - Head - 12/2/16 notesCalvert has recovered from a head injury and has been activated off the injured reserve. He is expected to be available for Saturday's game against the Coyotes.
Brandon Dubinsky C Prob Sat - Head - 12/2/16 notesDubinsky is expected to be on the ice for Saturday's game against the Coyotes despite having a head injury.
Dalton Prout D Out indefinitely - Back - 11/29/16 notesProut is sidelined with back spasms and it is undetermined when he will return to the lineup.
David Clarkson RW Out indefinitely - Back - 11/20/16 notesClarkson has been activated from the long-term injured reserve after progressing in his recovery from a back injury and there is no timetable for a return.
Dallas Stars
Player   Status/Updated  
Mattias Janmark C out for season - Knee - 11/21/16 notesJanmark will be sidelined for five-to-six months after undergoing surgery on his knee and is on injured reserve.
Johnny Oduya D I-R - Lower Body - 11/20/16 notesOduya suffered an injury to his lower body and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Jiri Hudler RW Out indefinitely - Illness - 11/16/16 notesHudler has been placed on the injured reserve list with an illness and there is no timetable for a return.
Ales Hemsky RW out for season - Hip - 10/31/16 notesHemsky had surgery to repair a hip injury and is expected to miss five-to-six months of action, ending his season.
Detroit Red Wings
Player   Status/Updated  
Justin Abdelkader LW Mid Dec - Knee - 12/2/16 notesAbdelkader has MCL sprain in his knee and will require two-to-four weeks to recover.
Andreas Athanasiou C Mid Dec - Knee - 12/1/16 notesAthanasiou has been activated from injured reserve but is still expected to miss two weeks at a minimum with a knee injury.
Alexey Marchenko D I-R - Shoulder - 12/1/16 notesMarchenko has a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder and is on injured reserve without a timetable for return.
Tyler Bertuzzi LW Early Jan - Leg - 11/29/16 notesBertuzzi is indisposed due to a lower-left leg injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss three-to-five weeks of action.
Brendan Smith D Mid Jan - Knee - 11/28/16 notesSmith sustained a right knee injury and has been placed on injured reserve. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks of game action.
Jimmy Howard G Early Dec - Groin - 11/26/16 notesHoward has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to be sidelined for at least a week while recovering from a groin injury.
Darren Helm C Late Dec - Shoulder - 11/16/16 notesHelm has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to a dislocated shoulder and is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks.
Johan Franzen RW out for season - Concussion - 10/26/16 notesFranzen is on the long-term injured reserve with a concussion and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season.
Joe Vitale C I-R - Concussion - 10/11/16 notesVitale has been placed on injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms.
Edmonton Oilers
Player   Status/Updated  
Mark Fayne D Ques Sat - Knee - 12/1/16 notesFayne is recovering from a knee injury and it is unclear if he will partake in Saturday's game against the Ducks.
Eric Gryba D I-R - Undisclosed - 11/30/16 notesGryba is on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury and is without a timetable for return.
Andrew Ference D I-R - Hip - 10/21/16 notesFerence is recovering from surgery to repair micro-fractures in his right hip and is on the long-term injured reserve.
Iiro Pakarinen RW Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/13/16 notesPakarinen is dealing with a knee injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list with no official timetable for a return.
Brandon Davidson D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 10/13/16 notesDavidson has been placed on the injured reserve list after suffering a lower-body injury and will miss an extended amount of time.
Florida Panthers
Player   Status/Updated  
Alex Petrovic D Mid Jan - Ankle - 11/21/16 notesPetrovic is on injured reserve with an ankle injury and is expected to miss eight weeks of action.
Jonathan Huberdeau LW Late Jan - Achilles - 11/17/16 notesHuberdeau is on the injured reserve list and will need three-to-four months to recover from surgery to repair an Achilles tendon injury.
Los Angeles Kings
Player   Status/Updated  
Andy Andreoff LW Ques Sun - Thumb - 12/1/16 notesAndreoff is on injured reserve after undergoing surgery to repair a jammed thumb but is nearing a return as he has resumed skating with teammates.
Brayden McNabb D Late Dec - Collarbone - 11/29/16 notesMcNabb is on the injured reserve list due to a collarbone injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
Jonathan Quick G Late Jan - Groin - 10/19/16 notesQuick is on injured reserve and is expected to be sidelined for three months while he recovers from a strained groin.
Minnesota Wild
Player   Status/Updated  
Christian Folin D Late Dec - Knee - 11/26/16 notesFolin has an injury to the MCL in his left knee and he is expected to miss three-to-four weeks as a result.
Zac Dalpe C Mid Dec - Lower Body - 11/2/16 notesDalpe had arthroscopic right knee surgery to repair a torn MCL and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Victor Bartley D I-R - Tricep - 10/29/16 notesBartley is on injured reserve after tearing his triceps during the preseason.
Montreal Canadiens
Player   Status/Updated  
Brian Flynn C Prob Fri - Upper Body - 12/2/16 notesFlynn has an upper-body injury and is on the injured reserve list. He has resumed practicing with the team and is expected to be available against the Sharks on Friday.
Charles Hudon LW Out indefinitely - Sternum - 11/26/16 notesHudon suffered a fractured sternum after he was hit by a puck during practice. He has been placed on the injured reserve and will miss an undetermined period of time.
Nathan Beaulieu D I-R - Throat - 11/26/16 notesBeaulieu has been placed on injured reserve and will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time after getting hit by a puck in the throat.
Nashville Predators
Player   Status/Updated  
Ryan Ellis D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 12/2/16 notesEllis has an injury to his upper body and is on the injured reserve list. He could be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Devils.
James Neal RW I-R - Upper Body - 12/1/16 notesNeal has been placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
Anthony Bitetto D Mid Jan - Hand - 12/1/16 notesBitetto is on the injured reserve list after suffering a broken hand and is expected to miss six weeks as a result.
Miikka Salomaki RW Mid Dec - Head - 11/30/16 notesSalomaki is on injured reserve with a head injury but has been sent on a rehab assignment and could be ready for game action towards the middle of December.
Colton Sissons C I-R - Upper Body - 11/26/16 notesSissons has been placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
New Jersey Devils
Player   Status/Updated  
Sergey Kalinin C Ques Sat - Illness - 12/1/16 notesKalinin missed the previous game due to an illness and it is unclear if he will play Saturday against the Predators.
Beau Bennett RW Early Dec - Leg - 12/2/16 notesBennett has been placed on injured reserve due to a laceration to his right leg and is expected to miss five-to-seven days.
Marc Savard C out for season - Concussion - 6/13/16 notesSavard was placed on long-term injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms. He has not played since the 2010-11 season.
New York Islanders
Player   Status/Updated  
Adam Pelech D I-R - Upper Body - 12/1/16 notesPelech sustained an upper-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
Mikhail Grabovski C I-R - Concussion - 9/26/16 notesGrabovski is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
New York Rangers
Player   Status/Updated  
Matt Puempel LW Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 12/2/16 notesPuempel is dealing with an unspecified issue and it is unclear if he will be able to partake in Saturday's game against the Hurricanes.
Mika Zibanejad C Mid Jan - Leg - 11/26/16 notesZibanejad has been placed on injured reserve due to a broken fibula in his left leg and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.
Pavel Buchnevich RW Mid Dec - Back - 11/23/16 notesBuchnevich is sidelined due to back spasms and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss two-to-three weeks as a result.
Ottawa Senators
Player   Status/Updated  
Marc Methot D Prob Sat - Lower Body - 12/2/16 notesMethot sat out the previous game due to a lower-body injury but is expected to partake in Saturday's game against the Panthers.
Craig Anderson G Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/30/16 notesAnderson is away from the team while he tends to a personal matter and there is no timetable for a return.
Fredrik Claesson D I-R - Lower Body - 12/2/16 notesClaesson is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and it is undetermined when he will be able to return to game action.
Bobby Ryan RW Out Wed - Hand - 12/2/16 notesRyan has been placed on the injured reserve list after he aggravated a right hand injury. He will not be available against the Sharks on Wednesday.
Clarke MacArthur LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 10/13/16 notesMacArthur has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion and is without a timetable for return.
Philadelphia Flyers
Player   Status/Updated  
Brandon Manning D Ques Sat - Concussion - 12/1/16 notesManning has sat out three straight games as he is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and it is unknown if he will play Saturday against the Blackhawks.
Sean Couturier C Early Jan - Knee - 11/23/16 notesCouturier has been placed on injured reserve with a sprained MCL in his left knee and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Boyd Gordon C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 11/15/16 notesGordon has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an injury to his upper body and remains without a definitive timetable for a return.
Michal Neuvirth G Late Dec - Groin - 11/14/16 notesNeuvirth has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a groin injury and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Pittsburgh Penguins
Player   Status/Updated  
Derrick Pouliot D Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/1/16 notesPouliot is on injured reserve with an issue to his lower body but is nearing a return to game action. It is unknown if he will be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Red Wings.
Chris Kunitz LW Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/1/16 notesKunitz is on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear if he will return to action Saturday against the Red Wings.
San Jose Sharks
Player   Status/Updated  
Tommy Wingels C Ques Fri - Lower Body - 11/30/16 notesWingels has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup Friday against the Canadiens.
Tomas Hertl C Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/24/16 notesHertl will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time after undergoing a procedure on his right knee.
St. Louis Blues
Player   Status/Updated  
Joel Edmundson D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 12/1/16 notesEdmundson has been sidelined with an upper-body injury and is on the injured reserve list but could be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Jets.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Player   Status/Updated  
Ryan Callahan RW I-R - Lower Body - 11/30/16 notesCallahan suffered a lower-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
Steven Stamkos C Mid May - Knee - 11/20/16 notesStamkos had surgery to repair the lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six months of action.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Player   Status/Updated  
Peter Holland C Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/29/16 notesHolland is away from the team tending to a personal matter and there is no timetable for a return.
Stephane Robidas D out for season - Knee - 10/20/16 notesRobidas continues to deal with a knee injury that sidelined him for the entire 2015-2016 campaign and is on injured reserve. He is expected to miss the entire season.
Nathan Horton RW out for season - Spine - 10/13/16 notesHorton is dealing with a degenerative spine issue and it is unlikely that he will play hockey again as he is on the long-term injured reserve list.
Joffrey Lupul LW I-R - Conditioning - 10/13/16 notesLupul has been deemed as unfit to play and the team has placed him on the injured reserve list to start the season.
Vancouver Canucks
Player   Status/Updated  
Anton Rodin RW Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/19/16 notesRodin is working on his conditioning as he recovers from knee surgery and is without a timetable for return.
Alexander Edler D Mid Jan - Finger - 11/28/16 notesEdler will require surgery to repair a fractured index finger on his left hand and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Christopher Tanev D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 11/24/16 notesTanev is on injured reserve with an injury to his lower body and remains without an official timetable for a return.
Derek Dorsett RW I-R - Upper Body - 11/21/16 notesDorsett has an upper-body injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Jannik Hansen RW Late Dec - Ribs - 11/10/16 notesHansen is on injured reserve with a fractured rib and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Washington Capitals
Player   Status/Updated  
Paul Carey C Ques Sat - Illness - 12/1/16 notesCarey missed the last game due to an illness and it is unclear if he will play Saturday against the Lightning.
T.J. Oshie RW Early Dec - Upper Body - 11/28/16 notesOshie is sidelined with an upper-body injury but is aiming to return to the lineup during the beginning of December.
Winnipeg Jets
Player   Status/Updated  
Nic Petan LW Early Dec - Lower Body - 11/29/16 notesPetan has been placed on injured reserve as he is suffering from a lower-body injury and is expected to be sidelined for at least a week.
Tyler Myers D I-R - Lower Body - 11/23/16 notesMyers has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
Joel Armia RW Mid Dec - Knee - 11/8/16 notesArmia is on injured reserve after suffering an MCL injury. He will be sidelined for the next four-to-six weeks.
Shawn Matthias C I-R - Lower Body - 11/2/16 notesMatthias has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a clear timetable for return.