Western Conference Injuries: Ducks, Wild, Sharks, Jets and Canucks

Western Conference Injuries: Ducks, Wild, Sharks, Jets and Canucks

Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks and Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Forward Ryan Getzlaf is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. He took part in their warm-ups, but wasn’t able to go.

On the Minnesota Wild …

Michael Russo: Zach Parise‘s eye is “really swollen” but coach Bruce Boudreau it’s more of an upper-body injury than en eye injury.

Michael Russo: Ryan Suter said that Parise doesn’t look good but it may not be as bad as they initially feared. Suter added: “We need him back fast. He’s starting to play really well.”

On the San Jose Sharks …

Curtis Pashelka of the San Jose Mercury News: Forward Logan Couture lost a couple teeth on the weekend after taking a puck to the face. GM Doug Wilson said he able to talk and eat and didn’t require his jaw to be wired shut. It’s not known yet when Couture will be able to return.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Ken Wiebe: Coach Paul Maurice said they will make a decision on whether defenseman Paul Postma (lower-body) will require surgery.

Mike Morreale: Both Dustin Byfuglien and Patrik Laine returned to the lineup last night.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

TSN Radio Vancouver: Coach Willie Desjardins on Jacob Markstrom: “I don’t think things are great. He tried it today. We have to make a medical decision on him.”

Iain MacIntyre: Desjardins said that they could shut Markstrom down for the rest of the season.

TSN Radio Vancouver: Desjardins on defenseman Troy Stecher: “Didn’t skate today, but better than we thought he’d be. There’s an outside chance for Friday”

Ben Kuzma: Desjardins said that Loui Eriksson could return on Friday from his knee injury.