Checking in with the latest fantasy hockey injury updates.
One of the best sources for the latest injury news is twitter. If you are an avid fantasy hockey player you need to be following hockey writers, broadcasters, Dobber writers and even the hockey players themselves to get the fastest info on injuries. Here are the latest tweets with injury updates:
Joel Armia (hand) has been out since the Buffalo Sabres training camp but could play by Nov. 15-16. He has been cleared for contact and is practicing in Rochester.
Jeff Skinner (upper body) will miss another two weeks; per Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller.
Cam Ward (lower body) hasn't skated since the injury but did some off ice work on Wednesday.
Anton Khudobin (lower body) skated on his own as of Tuesday but still needs more time.
R.J. Umberger (neck) is a game-time decision after spraining his head at practice on Wednesday.
Boone Jenner (leg) skated on his own on Tuesday, first time since injury.
Nathan Horton (shoulder) skated on his own for second day in a row but still no timetable for a return.
Matt Calvert (abdomen) is back skating but still needs more time; could return to practice next week.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) was placed on short-term IR on Monday for a slight shoulder separation. He will miss a minimum of seven days.
Johan Franzen (illness)