Injury Ward: Teravainen; MacKinnon; Vrana; Batherson; Eichel & More

Brennan Des

2022-02-09

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.

Josh MansonThe Ducks defenseman is week-to-week with a finger injury.  

Scott WedgewoodIs officially day-to-day with an upper-body injury. It sounds like he sustained the injury in practice after taking a puck to the chest.

Patrice Bergeron – Left Tuesday's game against the Penguins with an upper-body injury. Coach Bruce Cassidy didn't have an update on his captain's status after the game, but we should hear more in the coming days.

Tuukka RaskReports indicate that Rask won't be returning this season and could finalize his retirement in the next few days. On Monday, coach Bruce Cassidy said Rask wouldn't be practicing this week, which already gave an indication that the Finnish netminder wouldn't be back any time soon. Rask has been dealing with the lingering effects of hip surgery, which he had in the summer of 2021.

Casey Mittelstadt It sounds like Mittelstadt recently aggravated muscles around the area of an upper-body injury he sustained earlier in the season. He's expected to practice with the team on Wednesday but won't be taking any contact. The Sabres forward is officially week-to-week with an upper-body injury.

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen – The Sabres netminder practiced on Tuesday, for the first time