The IR – Letang, Hall, Skinner, Koivu, JVR, Henrique, Eberle and more…
Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers – Facial Laceration – Day-to-Day
Corey Potter accidentally stepped on Halls face in warm up Tuesday night after Hall slipped on a puck and slid into the corner. Hall received a significant cut from the top of his head, to the tip of his eyebrow that required 30 stitches. Hall wanted to return for the second period but was held out. Fear not, there is no chance he suffered a concussion and should be back in the next game. Chances are he wears a helmet in warm up!
Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars – Appendectomy – Late January
Benn had appendectomy surgery on Sunday and will miss a few days. He is not ruled out to play in the All-Star game in Ottawa.
Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild, Shoulder – Week-to-Week
Wild placed Koivu on the IR list Monday with a shoulder injury. The injury occurred after a hit from Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka reports ESPN “I was ready for the hit. I was steady, kind of hitting back a little bit, and I took the hit like I always do,” Koivu said. “So there’s nothing I could’ve done differently. He just got me in the right spot.”
Mike Ribeiro, Dallas Stars, Knee – Week-to-Week
On Monday the Stars placed Ribeiro on the Injured Reserve retroactive to January 7th when he suffered a slight MCL tear. Ribeiro is not expected back until after the All-Star break.
Adam Henrique, New Jersey Devils, Groin –Day-to-Day
Henrique has missed the last two games with a groin strain. He is skating on his own and will participate in team practice on Wednesday.
Ed Jovanovski, Florida Panthers, Hand – Day-to-Day
Jovo cop injured his hand on Monday night in a fight with Bruins Dan Paille. The