NHL Recent Player News
|10/8/2015||Robin Lehner, Buf, G|
|Lehner will not return to the game after appearing to hurt his left leg in the second period of the season opener against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
Analysis: Lehner was untouched when he circled his net, set himself in the crease and then grabbed at his left pad. He then went down on one knee while play continued up the ice. The Sabres announced Lehner sustained a lower-body injury.
|10/8/2015||Buddy Robinson, Ott, RW|
|Robinson has an undisclosed injury for the Sens.
Analysis: Robinson's status is not known.
|10/8/2015||Marc Savard, Fla, C|
|Savard hasn't played since 2011 due to multiple concussions.
Analysis: Savard may not ever play again, though he hasn't officially retired.
|10/8/2015||Mattias Ohlund, TB, D|
|Ohlund is out with a knee injury.
Analysis: Ohlund's return date has not been set.
|10/8/2015||Chris Pronger, Ari, D|
|Pronger appears to be out due to post-concussion syndrome.
Analysis: Pronger's status is unclear.
|10/8/2015||David Clarkson, Cls, RW|
|Clarkson has a lower-body injury for the Jackets.
Analysis: Clarkson's status for the next game is unclear.
|10/8/2015||Xavier Ouellet, Det, D|
|Detroit assigned Ouellet to Grand Rapids of the AHL.
Analysis: Ouellet had two goals and one assist in 21 games for Detroit in 2014-15.
|10/8/2015||Daniel Cleary, Det, RW|
|The Detroit Red Wings have assigned Cleary to Grand Rapids of the AHL.
Analysis: Cleary played in 17 games for the Red Wings last season, finishing with one goal and one assist.
|10/8/2015||Jacob Markstrom, Van, G|
|Markstrom was scratched in Wednesday's season opener at Calgary after suffering a lower-body injury at the end of Tuesday's practice.
Analysis: General manager Jim Benning said it's too early to say how long Markstrom will be out.
|10/8/2015||Chris Higgins, Van, LW|
|Higgins is out with a broken foot.
Analysis: Higgins suffered the injury during preseason. It's unclear how long he'll be out, but the Canucks said he'll be re-evaluated next week.
|10/8/2015||Chris Brown, Was, C|
|The Washington Post is reporting that Brown will miss at least the first two weeks of the season.
Analysis: The Capitals forward has an injured hand.
|10/8/2015||Cedric Paquette, TB, C|
|Paquette has an injured foot.
Analysis: Paquette has been practicing.
|10/8/2015||Tom Kuhnhackl, Pit, RW|
|Kuhnhackl is beginning the season on injured reserve.
Analysis: The Pittsburgh Penguins forward has an undisclosed ailment.
|10/8/2015||Chris Phillips, Ott, D|
|Phillips is out with a cracked vertebra, the Ottawa Sun is reporting.
Analysis: It's unclear when the Senators defenseman will return to the ice, and he might be out until after the All-Star break.
|10/8/2015||Andrew Hammond, Ott, G|
|The Ottawa Sun is reporting that Hammond will miss at least the first two weeks of the season.
Analysis: The Hamburglar's injured groin is a big blow to the Senators. Hammond went 20-1-2 with a 1.79 goals-against average in 24 games last season and was signed to a three-year extension in May.
|10/8/2015||Michael Bournival, Mon, LW|
|Sportsnet's website has reported that Bournival is dealing with post-concussion issues.
Analysis: It's unclear when the Montreal Canadiens forward will return.
|10/8/2015||Phillip Danault, Chi, C|
|Danault is expected to miss at least two more months following hip surgery in August.
Analysis: The Chicago Blackhawks center had a torn labrum repaired in his left hip. The team's first-round draft pick in 2011 appeared in his first two NHL games last season.
|10/8/2015||Josh Anderson, Cls, RW|
|Anderson is still recovering from surgery on his eye socket.
Analysis: The Columbus Dispatch reported the forward was injured in a preseason fight against Pittsburgh's Steve Oleksy.
|10/8/2015||Josh Gorges, Buf, D|
|Gorges was on the ice Thursday.
Analysis: The Buffalo defenseman has a lower-body ailment.
|10/8/2015||Seth Griffith, Bos, C|
|Griffith is still recovering from a knee injury.
Analysis: The Boston Herald is reporting that the forward has started skating again after getting hurt in the early stages of training camp.
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