Injury Updates 11/17/2009

Washington Capitals v Atlanta Thrashers

Here are some fantasy-relevant injured players around the league, and their most recent status:

  • David Booth won’t travel home to Detroit with the Panthers.  The young leftwing still is not skating after his concussion three weeks ago.  Full story with Steve Gorten of
  • In the wake of Andrei Markov unable to play until February, Brian Gionta may be out a sustained period of time.  Gionta will miss his second straight game, according to Kevin Mio of Habs Inside/Out.
  • Marian Hossa targets the Blackhawks upcoming road trip, which begins this thursday, for his return, according to Chris Kuc’s Tribune Icing.
  • David Backes recovers from his upper-body injury, according to Jeremy Rutherford’s Morning Skate.
  • Ryan Smyth left the team to have a doctor evaluate his upper-body injury.  Rich Hammond’s Kings Insider reports the full story including quotes from coach Terry Murray.
  • Brandon Dubinsky injured for another 4-6 weeks, while Chris Drury has no timetable for return.  Dubinsky update here, Drury’s here.
  • Alex Goligoski set to miss 2-3 weeks, according to The Canadien Press.

-Alexander Monaghan
NHLHS Founder


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