NHL Injury Updates: Coyotes, Avs, Oilers, Panthers, Canadiens, Penguins, Lightning, Leafs and More
- David Dwork: Coach Andrew Brunette thinks that Barkov could be ready to go Wednesday.
- David Dwork: Marchment on his injury: “It’s definitely mentally tolling, but the support system around here and the staff did a great job, and now I feel great. I’m ready to go.”
Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme said that Carey Price was supposed to see his knee doctor before Christmas in New York but it was canceled and has been moved to a virtue meeting.
- Pens Inside Scoop: Rust is hopeful he’ll be able to return soon: “Feels good out there. To be back in a regular jersey is nice. It’s been a while… I guess we’ll see. The plan is to have the game in Ottawa. Hopefully I’ll be able to play in that one, but we’ll see how the schedule works out.”
Seattle Kraken: Forward Brandon Tanev will need surgery on his ACL and is done for the season.
Tom Timmerman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis Blues forward Brayden Schenn has been out since December 12th with an upper-body injury and is getting closer to returning. Blues coach Craig Berube:
“I think he’s getting more comfortable and so we’ll see how he feels and go from there.”
David Alter: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner on his status and if he could be ready for their next game, which is scheduled for January 1st.
“Hopefully. I’m not going to rush anything obviously, but I feel very good out there. I’m just going to make sure we keep doing the right things in here and in the gym and just try and just keep building up. When that day comes, hopefully I’ll be ready to go and kind of checked all the boxes that we need to do.”