Pacioretty To Undergo Surgery | NHL.com

Pacioretty To Undergo Surgery |  NHL.com

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Max Pacioretty will undergo surgery to repair a torn Achilles. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Kevin Logel at Raleigh Orthopedic on Wednesday. Pacioretty’s expected recovery time is six months. Pacioretty, 33, was acquired … Read more

Burns, Gaudreau, Lemieux, PHF, Struble

Burns, Gaudreau, Lemieux, PHF, Struble

As the San Jose Sharks look to turn a corner with the franchise, not necessarily declaring a rebuild, rumors surrounding superstar defensemen Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson have turned up in recent months, with some speculating the Sharks could try to deal one of them. That speculation didn’t seem too off-base, but with the Sharks … Read more

West Notes: Kaprizov, Keith, Jets Prospects

West Notes: Kaprizov, Keith, Jets Prospects

Concerns continue to rise about the availability of Russian players to NHL teams next season. One player who’s come into focus today due to a variety of conflicting reports is Kirill Kaprizovwho Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin confirmed today is still in Russia despite rumors stating he had returned to the United States. In … Read more

Kadri could return for Avalanche against Lightning during Cup Final

Kadri could return for Avalanche against Lightning during Cup Final

TAMPA– Nazem Kadri skated with the Colorado Avalanche at an optional practice Tuesday and the center is getting closer to playing in the Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. “He seems to be getting better every day, so I believe he’s an option for us at some point,” Bednar said. “Not sure how … Read more

McAvoy out for start of next season for Bruins after shoulder surgery

McAvoy out for start of next season for Bruins after shoulder surgery

Charlie McAvoy will be out for the start of next season for the Boston Bruins after having surgery on his left shoulder Friday. The Bruins’ No. 1 defenseman had an arthroscopic stabilization procedure. The estimated recovery time is six months. He is among a host of Bruins who have had surgery since their season ended. … Read more

Wilson out for Capitals in Game 2 against Panthers

Wilson out for Capitals in Game 2 against Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — Tom Wilson will not play for the Washington Capitals in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena on Thursday (7:30 pm ET; TBS, SN360, TVAS2, BSFL, NBCSWA). The forward sustained a lower-body injury in the first period of a 4-2 victory in Game … Read more

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Juuse Saros will not play for the Nashville Predators in Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference First Round against the Colorado Avalanche because of a lower-body injury. Saros, the Predators’ No. 1 goalie, missed the final two games of the regular season. He made 30 saves before leaving a 5-4 overtime loss to … Read more

Ovechkin day to day, out for Capitals against Rangers

Ovechkin day to day, out for Capitals against Rangers

NEW YORK — Alex Ovechkin will miss his third consecutive game with an upper-body injury when the Washington Capitals visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Friday (7 p.m. ET; MSG, NBCSWA, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). The 36-year-old forward is day to day, Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said. “He’s not playing tonight,” Laviolette … Read more

Ovechkin uncertain for start of playoffs with Capitals

Ovechkin uncertain for start of playoffs with Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. — Alex Ovechkin‘s status for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the Washington Capitals next week is uncertain because of an upper-body injury. Although Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said Ovechkin will be a game-time decision against New York Islanders at Capital One Arena on Tuesday (7 pm ET; NBCSWA, MSG+2, ESPN+, … Read more

Lehner out for season for Golden Knights, to have shoulder surgery

Lehner out for season for Golden Knights, to have shoulder surgery

Robin Lehner is out for the rest of the season for the Vegas Golden Knights. The goalie will have shoulder surgery for an injury the Golden Knights said he sustained on Feb. 9, when he made 27 saves in a 6-0 loss at the Calgary Flames. “Robin has done his best to battle through this … Read more