Injury Ward: Pastrnak; Matthews; Dumba; Andersen & Plenty of Season Ending Injuries

Brennan Des

2022-04-20

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.

Jakob ChychrunWill be sidelined for the rest of the season with a lower-body injury that's kept him on the shelf since mid-March.

David PastrnakA core muscle injury will cause him to miss an eighth-straight game on Thursday, as he won't suit up against the Penguins. Pastrnak has been skating on his own and if he's able to practice on Friday, there's a chance he returns this weekend.

Hampus LindholmA lower-body injury will keep Lindholm out of Thursday's clash against Pittsburgh, extending his absence to seven games. There's a chance he practices on Friday, and if all goes well, he could be back this weekend.

Linus UllmarkTook a puck to the mask during Thursday's game against Ottawa and is out day-to-day. He isn't with the team in Pittsburgh and won't be available for Thursday's game against the Penguins. If Ullmark's able to practice on Friday, he could be available for Boston's back-to-back set this weekend.

Jesperi KotkaniemiRecently returned to the lineup after missing eight games with a lower-body injury. Unfortunately, he got nicked up again and has been labelled day-to-day.

Frederik AndersenIs currently sidelined with a leg injury and will be re-evaluated early next week. Recent reports indicate that imaging results have been encouraging, and there's hope Andersen will be