Malkin out two months
Korpisalo out with a groin harm
Kane bothered by a nagging harm
John Dietz: Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman on Patrick Kane‘s harm: “With out entering into specifics on it, it’s one thing that a variety of gamers undergo. I’d say that that’s not unusual for gamers to have nagging-type issues that come and go.”
John Dietz: Bowman continued: “I don’t know if it’s in Patrick’s case, however a variety of gamers don’t wish to have surgical procedure. … It’s not one thing that he’s that involved about. It’s simply there.”
Backstrom rehabbing a hip harm
“We are going to see how he responds right here,” MacLellan stated. “I believe he’s feeling higher now. We are going to see the way it goes right here over the subsequent few weeks, a greater indication of the place he’s at over the subsequent few weeks.”
They’re itemizing it as week-to-week. He didn’t have offseason surgical procedure however didn’t do a lot skating this offseason. He had surgical procedure on the identical hip again in Could of 2015.
Bishop nonetheless recovering from knee surgical procedure
NHL.com: Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop will not be cleared to play in video games but however will participate in coaching camp. Bishop had surgical procedure final October on his proper knee and restoration was anticipated to be at the very least 5 months.
“He’s simply going to proceed to undergo the method to see the place he’s,” Nill stated. “He’s been skating all summer time and now we’re going to ramp up the workload and see the place he’s at.”
Nill added that though he skated within the offseason, he has a protracted method to go.
5 Canadiens failed their physicals
Byron had hip surgical procedure in July. Restoration is predicted to be 5 months.
Worth had knee surgical procedure on July twenty second. Restoration is predicted to be 10 to 12 weeks. He’s skating.