March 3, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey (27) during the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Injury Updates: Brodeur, Krejci, Red Wings, Hossa, Sharks

Alright let’s start this update in the east and make our way over to the west. New Jersey Devils goalie, Martin Brodeur should be ready to start on Thursday according to Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger. He may however be dressing as a back-up.

David Krejci of the Boston Bruins took a shot off the knee on Sunday and his status is still unknown according to Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald. He left the arena with a limp but did not appear to have a brace on.

Lots of injury updates coming out of Detroit. According to Ted Kulfan of the  Detroit News Kyle Quincey is expected to be out of the Detroit Red Wings line up for 4-6 weeks. Quincey has multiple fractures but there has been no decision yet as to whether or not he will undergo surgery. Ansar Khan of Mlive.com reported that Darren Helm is hoping his injury is only a minor setback and the decision hasn’t been made on whether he will travel with the team to California. Khan also reported that Todd Bertuzzi skated for five minutes last week but didn’t feel good. Bertuzzi is hoping to avoid surgery for his disc issues.

Chicago Blackhawks fans are worried about the condition of Marian Hossa. He left last night’s game after taking a hit in the first period. CSN Chicago’s Tracey Myers reported that Coach Joel Quenneville said that the injury is “not bad, day-to-day”. There should be more news on his condition later today.

The San Jose Sharks have activated Martin Havlat from IR and placed Tim Kennedy on IR according to David Pollack of Mecury News. That’s all for today’s injury updates, keep checking back for more.

Tags: Boston Bruins Chicago Blackhawks Darren Helm David Krejci Detroit Red Wings Kyle Quincey Marian Hossa Martin Brodeur Martin Havlat New Jersey Devils Player Injuries San Jose Sharks Tim Kennedy Todd Bertuzzi

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