Injury Ward: First Round Injury Timetables; Offseason Timelines for Larkin, Hintz, Monahan & More

Brennan Des

2021-05-19

Here's the latest injury news from across the NHL! If you're looking for information about a specific player and don't see their name in this article, there probably haven't been any significant updates about their progress since last week's article. If you ever need injury updates for a specific player, shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza.

Kevin ShattenkirkThe Ducks defenseman is undergoing arthroscopic surgery in his knee this week, in order to clean up a calcium deposit that kept him out of Anaheim's regular season finale. The procedure comes with a recovery period of two to three weeks.

Lawson CrouseSuffered an MCL injury on May 5th, which kept him sidelined for Arizona's final two regular season games. He won't need surgery, but the injury will prevent him from playing in the World Championships this Spring.

Jeremy LauzonIs officially day-to-day with an upper-body injury and won't be available for Game Three of the Bruins-Capitals series on Wednesday. There's some concern he may have fractured something in his hand after blocking a shot in Game One.

Sean MonahanHas hip surgery scheduled this week, which explains why he wasn't in the lineup for the past three games and why he'll miss Calgary's season finale on Wednesday. He'll be ready to participate in next season's training camp at full capacity.

Jaccob Slavin – Is dealing with a lower-body injury and is expected to be a game-time decision every night for the foreseeable future. It sounds like this will be a lingering issue throughout Carolina's playoff run, with long-term treatment being delayed until the offseason.

Bowen ByramHas been medically cleared to play, so coach Jared Bednar could insert Byra