NHL Injuries: Bruins, Pens, Habs, Wings, Caps, Preds, Canucks and More

NHL Injuries: Bruins, Pens, Habs, Wings, Caps, Preds, Canucks and More

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Ryan Spooner of the Boston Bruins and Artturi Lehkonen of the Montreal Canadiens
On the Boston Bruins …

NHL.com: Forward Ryan Spooner will be out indefinitely with a concussion. Spooner suffered the concussion on Monday night against the Senators.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Jason Mackey: Defenseman Kris Letang didn’t travel with the team. Coach Mike Sullivan won’t discuss Letang’s injury.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Kyle Bukauskas: Forward Torrey Mitchell has been hit with the flu and not an injury. Coach Claude Julien: “He spent the majority of the 1st in the bathroom.”

Eric Engels: Forward Tomas Plekanec is out with an upper-body injury. Alexander Radulov missed his second game with a lower-body injury. Both are listed as day-to-day.

On the New York Islanders …

Arthur Staple: Coach Doug Weight said that forward Shane Prince will head back for furthur evaluation but added it “doesn’t look too good.”

New York Islanders: Defenseman Johnny Boychuk is out day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

CBJ Public Relations: Defenseman Ryan Murray missed last night’s game with a lower-body injury.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Michael Smith: Forward Phil Di Giuseppe has an upper-body injury. Coach Bill Peters: “It’s going to be a little while, it looks like. It’s going to take some time.”

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press: GM Ken Holland said that defenseman Ryan Sproul will have his ACL injury re-evaluated in two weeks and they will decide whether he’ll need surgery or not. He is done for the season.

On the Washington Capitals …

Jesse Dougherty: The Capitals felt it was better for Andre Burakovsky if he stayed back instead of traveling with the team.

On the Nashville Predators …

Thomas Willis: Defenseman Ryan Ellis returned to the lineup last night.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Defenseman Chris Tanev returned to the lineup last night. Nikita Tryamkin wasn’t ready to return just yet.

Rick Dhaliwal: Goaltender Jacob Markstrom is another week away from returning. Loui Eriksson is one to two weeks away.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

Jon Rosen: Both Jordan Nolan and Nick Shore are day-to-day. Both were not on the ice yesterday.