Injury Ward: 2014 Playoffs – Round One

Aaron

2014-04-25

DavidBackes


Your Round One injury updates…

 

Halfway through the first round and injuries are having big impacts on the games which means teams get really vague with injury information.


EASTERN CONFERENCE

 

Daniel Paille (upper body) is inching forward towards a return but not playing in Game 4. He is still not cleared to play.


Ryan Murray (undisclosed) left morning skate on Wednesday and didn't play in Game 4. Murray is expected to make a return before the end of the first round according to Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards.


Fedor Tyutin (undisclosed) is expected to make a return before the end of the first round according to Blue Jackets head coach Richards.


Daniel Alfredsson (back) will miss Game 4 but should be ready to go for Game 5 according to Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock.


Jonathan Ericsson (finger) has no timetable yet for a return as he is still having trouble grabbing a stick.


Alex Galchenyuk (knee) is not expected to be ready until the Eastern Conference finals if the Montreal Canadiens make it that far.


Travis Moen (concussion) was cleared for contact on Monday and took part in his first full practice in nearly a month.


Chris Kreider (hand) is improving and is out indefinitely is the only thing New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault will say regarding Kreider.


Steve Downie (upper body) is out indefinitely and Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced no specific injury.


Steve Mason (upper body) is aiming to make a return on Friday for Game 4.


📢 advertisement: