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

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Frederik Andersen will be out at least one week for the Carolina Hurricanes because of a lower-body injury. “It’s a big concern,” coach Rod Brind’Amour said after practice Wednesday. “Goaltending is the most important part of the deal, so we’re definitely concerned.” Andersen sustained the injury during the third period of a 7-4 loss to … Read more

Larkin out rest of season for Red Wings after core muscle surgery

Larkin out rest of season for Red Wings after core muscle surgery

Dylan Larkin will be out for the remainder of the regular season for the Detroit Red Wings after having core muscle surgery Monday. The center’s recovery time is expected to be 8-10 weeks; he is expected to be ready for training camp. Larkin had four shots in 20:29 of ice time in a 6-1 loss … Read more

Hughes out rest of season for Devils with knee injury

Hughes out rest of season for Devils with knee injury

NEWARK, NJ — Jack Hughes is out for the remainder of the season for the New Jersey Devils because of a low grade MCL sprain in his left knee. The 20-year-old center was injured in the second period of a 4-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Sunday following a collision with Islanders forward … Read more