this week's latest in the injury world. If you don't see a certain player
below, there probably haven't been any major developments in their progress.
Once there is a significant update, I'll be sure to have it for you on
Hampus Lindholm – Left Tuesday's game against the
Oilers with an upper-body injury. He lost his balance after some
contact from Leon
Draisaitl and proceeded to crash awkwardly into the boards. As I write this,
the Ducks haven't released an update on his status going forward, but I think
this might be a little more serious than your typical 'day-to-day' injury.
Cam Fowler – Will be sidelined for the next two weeks as he recovers from a lower-body
injury. With both Lindholm and Fowler injured, Josh Manson
will probably see an increased role at even strength over the next few games.
Since Manson has never really been deployed on the power-play during his
career, it might be Michael
Del Zotto who steps up to the top unit.
Chychrun – An
imaging report revealed something "definitely not great" and the 21-year-old defenseman is
expected to miss at least the next few games with a hip injury. He hasn't been skating recently and there's currently no
timetable for his return.
Ondrej Kase – The 24-year-old forward was