Injury Ward: Dahlin, Backstrom, Landeskog, Fleury, Marner & Hughes

Brennan Des

2019-12-04

 

Here’s the latest news in the world of NHL injuries! To see injury updates from around the league as soon as they’re made public, follow me on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza!

 

John Gibson – An illness prevented him from participating in Monday’s 4-2 win over the Kings. Players don’t tend to miss too much time when they’re sick, so I’d expect Gibson to be available for Anaheim’s next game – a clash with the Capitals on Friday night. 

 

Josh Manson – It’s been about six weeks since the Ducks announced that Manson would miss five to 10 weeks of action while recovering from a sprained knee. He has been skating on his own and recently participated in a few drills with the rest of his team. Manson is expected to engage in a full practice very soon and should be back in the lineup shortly. Expect John Gibson’s numbers to improve when Manson returns, as the 28-year-old defenseman is very good at preventing the other team from scoring. 

 

Patrice Bergeron – Has been skating on his own recently and while it’s unlikely that he’ll be in the lineup on Thursday against Chicago, he could return on Saturday against the Avalanche or Monday against the Senators. David Krejci has frequently played with Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak during Bergeron’s absence and has manag