Injury Ward: Gibson, Kuemper, Talbot, Murray & More

Brennan Des

2022-01-19

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 our last article. If you ever need injury updates for a specific player, shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza.

John GibsonEntered COVID protocol on January 6th and was sidelined for 10 days. He returned to practice on Tuesday and could be an option against Colorado on Wednesday if he's feeling up to it.

Sonny MilanoOn Saturday, Milano received treatment for an injury he sustained during Friday's game against Anaheim, when he took an elbow to the head. Head injuries tend to be unpredictable, so it's hard to say when Milano will return.

Adam HenriqueThe Ducks forward has been sidelined with a lower-body injury since December 3rd. Coach Dallas Eakins said that Henrique's injury is currently at a point where improvement will be gradual – like one percent better each day. He skated recently, but there's no timetable for his return.

Jakob ChychrunWas recently activated from Injured Reserve and could face the Devils on Wednesday night.Chychrun was close to returning from an upper-body injury before entering COVID protocol on January 10th. He cleared protocol recently and should be back once his upper-body injury has healed and his conditioning is 100%.

Antti RaantaIs dealing with an upper-body injury that shouldn't be a long-term issue but is more serious than a day-to-day ailment. He was on the ice for Monday's practice, but there's still no concrete timetable for his return.  

Darcy KuemperConcussion spotters pulled Kuemper from Monday's game against Minnesota. As far as we know, he hasn't been officially diagnosed with a concussion. He's expected to skate on Wed