Injury Ward: Olympic Edition

Aaron

2014-02-20

AlexGalchenyuk


As the Olympics are winding down its time to check out the latest injury news as NHL and fantasy hockey starts back up next week.

 

EASTERN CONFERENCE

 

Adam McQuaid (leg) was back at practice on Thursday without restrictions.

 

Marian Gaborik (clavicle) participated in full practice two days in a row; he received clearance for contact on Wednesday. He is targeting a returning on February 27.

 

Henrik Zetterberg (back) seeing a doctor on Thursday in Detroit but a Swedish team doctor believes his season is likely over.


Johan Franzen (concussion) is symptom-free but is not ready to declare himself ready for action.


Jakub Kindl (knee) is on track to be ready for first game back after Olympic break.


Stephen Weiss (groin) will go to Grand Rapids (AHL) to play on Sunday for a conditioning stint. He is expected to be ready to go for first game after Olympics on Wednesday.

 

Tomas Kopecky (concussion) is out indefinitely with a probable concussion that he suffered at the Olympics.


Aleksander Barkov (knee) was seen walking around with crutches, still no word on exact injury.