Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Injury reports 2010-11

Injuries, they can derail even the most talented teams Stanley Cup plans in the twist of an ankle.

Whether a star player is out for a couple of games, or  a string of players goes on the IL just as a team makes a push for a playoff run, the loss of a player for any length of time is the thing that keeps GM's up late at night.

Through the 2010-11 season, we'll log those players that miss action due to injury. We'll provide the NHL injury alerts as part of our review of the injuries as the season moves forward.

October 28-- Chicago Blackhawks-- Marian Hossa will be out of the lineup for a couple of weeks after suffering an upper body injury on Wednesday.

October 28-- New Jersey Devils-- A broken hand means that Matthew Corrente won't be on the Devil's blue line for the foreseeable future.

October 27-- Colorado Avalanche -- Craig Anderson is listed as indefinite after injuring his right knee, no surgery is required, but the treatment and rehab time takes the goaltender out of the line up.

October 21-- Los Angeles Kings-- Defenseman Drew Doughty will be out of the line up for at least a week after  an upper body injury on Wednesday night in a game with Carolina.

October 19-- Montreal Candiens-- The Habs will continue to be without the services of Andrei Markov who remains on the injured list as he recovers from off season knee surgery.

October 15-- New York Rangers -- Injuries are going to play an important role in the start of the New York Rangers season, the Rangers will be without Marian Gaborik and Chris Drury for a significant amount of time, Gaborik suffered a separated shoulder in a game with the Leafs, he will be out two to three weeks, while Drury will miss six weeks after breaking his left index finger, he had recently returned to action from an injury to that same finger in a different place

October 15-- Ottawa Senators-- Goaltender Pascal Leclaire is back on the injury and will miss an undetermined amount of time after suffering what is called a lower body injury.

October 13-- New Jersey Devils-- Brian Rolston will be out of the line up for 4-6 weeks as he recovers from sports hernia surgery (see NHL injury alert here)

October 13-- Pittsburgh Penguins-- Jordan Staal, center, there is still no timetable for Jordan Staal's return as he begins skating with the team (see NHL injury alert here)

October 12-- Detroit Red Wings-- Brian Rafalski, Defence, out indefinitely following knee surgery (see NHL injury alert here)

October 11-- Buffalo Sabres-- Jason Pominville, forward, suffered a concussion onOctober 11 with not time frame as to his return (see NHL injury alert here)

October 9-- Atlanta Thrashers-- Ondrej Pavelec, Goaltender is out indefinetly pending further tests required as a precaution from his fainting spell  on October 8 (see NHL injury alert here and here) (see NHL injury alert update here)

October 9-- New York Islanders-- John Tavares, centre, the New York Islander is sidelined at least until Monday suffering the effects of a concussion (see NHL injury alert here)

October 8-- Philadelphia Flyers-- Michael Leighton, goaltender, out for at least six to eight weeks after scheduled back surgery October 11 (see NHL injury alert here) (previous injury alert can be found here)

October 7-- Philadelphia Flyers-- Chris Pronger, Defence, listed as day to day after an off season of knee repairs (see NHL injury alert here)

October  6-- Philadelphia Flyers-- Ian Lapierre, forward, the status of the veteran flyer is still unresolved after last season's eye injury. Reports out of the Philadelphia area have it that Lapierre has been advised to retire (see NHL injury alert here) (see previous Injury alert here)

October 3-- Chicago Blackhawks-- Brian Campbell, Defence,  will miss the first four to five weeks of the season as he continues to recover from his broken clavicle of last season (see NHL injury alert here)

September 30-- Carolina Hurricanes-- Sergei Samsanov, forward, the Hurricanes place Samsanov on the Injured reserve list after he crashed into the boards in a pre season game (see NHL injury alert here)

September 28-- New York Islanders-- Kyle Okposo, forward, a shoulder injury to the Islander forward puts him on the injury list for 2-3 months (see NHL injury alert here)

September 26-- New York Islanders-- Mark Streit, Defence, out indefinitely after with a left shoulder injury (see NHL injury alert here) (previous alerts can be found here and here)

September 20-- New York Rangers-- Chris Drury, forward, the Rangers captain will miss four weeks due to a broken finger (see NHL injury alert here)

September 19-- Ottawa Senators-- Filip Kuba, Defence, the Senators will be without the services of their defenseman for five to six weeks after he suffered a broken leg (see NHL injury alert here)

September 16-- Pittsburgh Penguins-- Jordan Staal, center, is expected to miss the start of the regular season, out of the line up for 5-6 weeks as he recovers from a procedure on his infected foot (see NHL injury alert here) (see previous injury alert here)

September 7-- Minnesota Wild-- James Sheppard, center, out indefinitely due to a serious knee injury (see NHL injury list alert here)

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