Injury Updates 11/19/2009

Boston Bruins v Phoenix Coyotes

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

  • Reigning Calder winner Steve Mason expected to start tonight against Dallas writes Tom Reed of the Columbus Dispatch, ending speculation on his back spasms.  The same report lists Mike Commodore and Raffi Torres as likely to play tonight while Samuel Pahlsson still recovers from back spasms.
  • Although Sam Gagner returned to the lineup last night, the Oilers suffered another blow losing Mike Comrie.  The team decimated by injury all year, already expect Denis Grebeshkov out for a few more weeks.
  • Rich Hammond’s LA Kings Insider reported today that Ryan Smyth could miss up to a month.
  • Chuck Kobasew skated but is not practicing with the team according to Michael Russo’s Russo’s Rants.  With Petr Sykora feeling the pain from a recent concussion, the veteran is still not skating with the team.
  • Brian Gionta out indefinately with a broken foot, Pat Hickey of Habs Inside/Out reports.
  • Defensemen Paul Martin and Johnny Oduya not skating with the team let alone practicing.  Tom Gulitti’s Fire & Ice has the full story.  Meanwhile, Ledger writer Rich Chere reports Patrik Eliasnot sure he will be 100 percent this year.”
  • Ed Jovanovski expects to be back soon, although he wont set a timetable.  Although traveling with the team, Jovanovski did not play last night and won’t against the Blues.  Dave Vest’s Desert Dog Blog reports the full story.
  • Seth Rorabaugh’s Empty Netters writes Sergei Gonchar could return tonight when the Penguins face the Senators, however Jay McKee will miss two week with an infected finger.
  • Devin Setoguchi listed as day-to-day by David Pollack’s Working the Corners a few days ago.  We will monitor this situation.
  • Daniel Sedin targets Sunday’s home game against Chicago for return, The White Towel’s Jonathan McDonald reports.
  • Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post thinks Alexander Semin could miss both games this weekend.

-Alexander Monaghan
NHLHS Founder
thehotstove@gmail.com

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