Injury Ward: Robertson Returns; Girard, Hughes, Ellis, an Assortment of Golden Knights & More

Brennan Des

2021-10-27

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.

Mason McTavish – Has been skating recently as he recovers from a lower-body injury. He's fulfilled the week-long absence that's required when one is placed on Injured Reserve, which means he's now eligible to return whenever he's healthy. Don't be surprised if he's back in the lineup on Thursday against the Sabres.  

Craig Smith – Is not travelling with team for their two-game road trip through Florida and Carolina. The hope is he'll be feeling better by Saturday, when the Bruins host the Panthers.

Samuel Girard – Is officially day-to-day with an upper-body injury. He's dealing with some soreness after taking an awkward hit into the boards during Saturday's game against the Lightning. 

Pavel Francouz – Is still week-to-week with a sprained ankle but has started