Injury Ward: Swayman, Nichushkin, Palat, Brown, and more

Brennan Des


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.

Jamie Drysdale – The 20-year-old defenseman will be sidelined for four to six months as he's set to have surgery on a torn labrum (left shoulder).

Jakob Chychrun – The Coyotes defenseman recently faced a setback in his recovery and his status remains week-to-week. He's working his way back from offseason wrist surgery, as well as a procedure to remove bone spurs from his ankle. 

David Krejci – The Bruins' center is dealing with an upper-body injury and is unlikely to play against the Rangers on Thursday. He's currently travelling with the team and was on the ice for Tuesday morning's skate, so it's possible he returns on Saturday when the Bruins visit Toronto. In Krejci's absence, Pavel Zacha has been centering the second line with David Pastrnak and Taylor Hall.

Jeremy Swayman – Couldn't put any weight on his leg when he left Tuesday's game against the Penguins with a lower-body injury. After the game, he was seen with ice on his knee, but fortunately