Injury Ward: Week 18




Checking in with the latest injury updates…


As a hardcore Detroit Red Wings fan I am getting tired of writing multiple injury updates regarding the Wings. Here is more injury updates.




Adam McQuaid (leg) is still listed day-to-day and the Boston Bruins are not given any progress update.

Drew Stafford (upper body) worked with Buffalo Sabres assistant coaches on ice and is unlikely to play Thursday.

Cam Ward (lower body) has been activated off IR and assigned to Charlotte (AHL) for a conditioning stint.


David Savard (illness) will miss his fourth straight game for the Columbus Blue Jackets due to an illness.

Blake Comeau (knee) will not play Thursday after tweaking his knee on Tuesday; he is saying its nothing major.

Marian Gaborik (clavicle) acknowledges that Olympics might not happen.

Johan Franzen (concussion) will miss the Olympics.

Henrik Zetterberg (back) is likely to return to the line-up on Friday.

Pavel Datsyuk (lower body) practiced on Thursday but will not play on Friday.

Stephen Weiss (groin) skated with the Red Wings on Thursday.

Shawn Matthias (illness) is questionable for Thursday.

Aleksander Barkov (knee) has been retroactively placed on IR but