I have a lot of updates for you today so let’s dive right in, starting with the Calgary Flames. Roger Millions has reported that the groin injury that kept Jiri Hudler out of most of the preseason will be healed in time for the Flames game tonight against the Washington Capitals.
Trouble on the defencemen front for the Toronto Maple Leafs according to Chris Johnston. Johnston reported that Randy Carlyle said Mark Fraser has twisted his knee. If he is unable to play on Saturday we may get to see the regular season debut of Morgan Reilly.
The injury that everyone is talking about is that of George Parros of the Montreal Canadiens. According to Renaud Lavoie Parros had a CT scan which showed no bone fracture. Parros has been released from the hospital according to Dave Stubbs and will be out indefinitely with a concussion.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are dropping like flies. Josh Yohe reported that Tomas Vokoun will be out for 3-6 months and it is still unknown as to whether he will return this season. According to William DePaoli James Neal is dealing with an upper body injury and the Penguins announced themselves yesterday that Matt D’Agostini has been placed on the IR.
NHL.com reported that the New York Rangers will be without Ryan Callahan for their opener against the Phoenix Coyotes. This is a result of shoulder surgery he underwent over the summer.
Matt Kalman had some news on the Boston Bruins. The first piece of news is that Carl Soderberg has been placed on the IR. The second is that David Krejci will be a game time decision as to whether he will play in tonight’s opener.
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