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NHL training camp talk: Myers out for 2-4 weeks at Canucks

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vancouver canucks

Tyler Myers Canucks coach Bruce Boudreau is expected to miss two to four weeks with a lower body injury on Friday after the defense missed two practices in a row.

Myers hasn’t been on the ice since Wednesday’s 5-4 preseason win over the Edmonton Oilers. He tallied his 18 points (1 goal, 17 assists) in 82 games last season, placing him third among Canucks defensive players in ice times per game (21:25).

Boudreau also said positively block voserI had surgery on my hand on September 26. Although I was initially expected to miss 3-4 weeks, I returned to skating immediately after the surgery.

“He’s been out skating and handling pucks and he’s determined to try it, so we’ll see how it goes in practice on Sunday,” Boudreau said.

Forward Ilya MikheevHe was listed weekly after suffering a lower body injury on September 25.

The Canucks also said positively Philippe Di Giuseppe The defense has a lower body injury that will probably keep him out for 2-4 weeks Travis Dermott I have a concussion.

Forward connor garland He was sidelined in the second period of the preseason’s 4-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, but is not believed to be a serious injury. — Kevin Woodley

Washington Capitals

Forward TJ Oshie (upper body injury) and defense Dmitry Orlov (lower body injury) participated in the Capitals’ optional morning skating but will not play in Saturday’s preseason finale against the Columbus Blue Jackets due to an injury sustained in Wednesday’s 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings. .

“This is the next step in the process,” Capitals coach Peter LaViolette said Saturday. “So the fact that they’re here and they’re training well is really good for us and hopefully it continues.”

Washington hopes Oshie and Orlov are ready for Wednesday’s regular-season opener against the Boston Bruins.

“It’s still every day, but they’re here,” LaViolette said. Take a look, see how they feel, and then make a decision.”

Forward lars error After missing Friday practice due to illness, he also participated in the morning skating, but will not participate in the preseason finale. — Tom Gritty

toronto maple leafs

John TavaresOn September 24, he suffered a diagonal injury during a preseason game in a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

The injury is expected to keep the center out for at least three weeks and could mean he misses Wednesday’s regular-season opener against the Montreal Canadiens.

“We want to be ready for Wednesday, but we have to look at the big picture. Six nights, four games, 82 grinds,” Tavares said. “I keep going through checkpoints every day, getting feedback and evaluating where I am every day.”

Jake Mazin When Pierre Engval Each will make their preseason debut against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

Defenseman Mazin manages back discomfort during training camp.After missing the first week of training camp, he returned to full practice on September 29. He is expected to skate in pairs with Justin Hall.

Forward Engvall is recovering from a leg injury sustained in the offseason. Alexander Carfoot and right wing Jaan Krok Road. — Dave McCarthy

Philadelphia Flyers

Joel Faraby He is optimistic that he will be able to play in the season opener against the New Jersey Devils on October 13.

The forward, who underwent cervical disc replacement surgery on June 24, was cleared for contact Friday. He was expected to take three to four months to recover.

“When I first had the surgery, I never thought I would be able to be in (training) camp,” Faraby said. It was good for me to be able to do it and if I didn’t do that it would probably have been a little harder to come back.But my conditioning is there.If I get the timing etc right I’ll be ready I think it will be fine.”

Director John Tortorella said he hopes to add Farabee to the lineup “as soon as possible.”

“I think he practiced really well,” said Tortorella. “He had contact, but now full contact is allowed. We still have a few days here. I hope.” [he can play] first night. “

goalie Felix Sandstromhas not competed on October 1 with a lower body injury, has skated but is not ready to practice. carter hart When Samuel Elson then the only healthy goalie on the roster Troy Grossenick He was waived Friday with the intention of sending him to the Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League. — Adam Kimmelman

pittsburgh penguins

teddy brueger I skated with the penguins for the first time since my upper body injury on Friday.

The forward donned the no-contact jersey during the optional morning skates before a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabers. Brueger practiced alone before the most recent practice, but he hasn’t joined his teammates since suffering an injury early in practice on Sept. 28.

“This is a step,” said director Mike Sullivan. “He skated with me this morning [skills coach Ty Hennes]. He joined the group. It’s an important step for him. he’s making great progress. we are really encouraged. “

Brueger is usually the center of the fourth line, the spot currently occupied by the forward. Ryan Pauling.

“We hope that [Blueger will] After the game, come to practice here the next week or so and be at full capacity,” Sullivan said. But he’s making progress. “

The Penguins start the regular season at home against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday.

Tristan Jarry will start against Pittsburgh on Friday against Buffalo. The goalkeeper missed his 3-2 preseason win against the Reds on Monday with an unexplained illness. — Wes Crosby

st louis blues

Vladimir Tarasenko It was in the lineup for the Blues’ preseason finale against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.

The forward did not play in Thursday’s 7-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets after missing time due to illness earlier in the week.

Forward Ivan Barbashevwas also included in the line-up, who was struggling with a lower body injury.Forward Logan Browndid not play with an upper body injury.

The Blues announced their defense on Tuesday Scott Perunovich A shoulder injury will keep the Blues out for at least six months.

Perunovic, who was injured during a 4-1 preseason win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sept. 27, will undergo surgery on Thursday for a broken left shoulder. — Lou Colac

carolina hurricanes

Brett Peche After missing Monday’s 8-1 preseason win over the Blue Jackets with a lower body injury, he missed Thursday’s practice with the Hurricanes.

Coach Rod Brindamore said he hopes the defense is ready for Carolina’s regular-season opener on Oct. 12 against Columbus.

“It’s more preventive than anything else,” said Brind’Amour. “When we started, we certainly didn’t want anything to drag on into the season here, so anyone with a nickname of any kind is not going to see him here now.

Dylan Coghlan The defense practiced Thursday after leaving Carolina’s preseason finale and suffered a lower body injury Tuesday in a 4–2 loss to the Buffalo Sabers.The Hurricanes didn’t practice Wednesday. Tom Gritti

detroit red wings

Andrew Copp It’s expected to be all set for the Red Wings’ regular-season opener against the Montreal Canadiens on October 14.

The forward underwent abdominal surgery in the offseason and missed training camp. It was unclear if he was ready for opening night.

Kopp, who signed a five-year contract with the Red Wings in the offseason, scored 53 points (21 goals and 32 assists) in 72 games last season with the New York Rangers and the Winnipeg Jets.

montreal canadiens

Nick Suzuki He’s been battling an upper body injury for days and didn’t join the Canadiens in Thursday’s 4-3 preseason loss to the Ottawa Senators in Gander, Newfoundland.

The forward had two assists in 22:15 on ice in his first game of preseason in a 5-4 loss to the Senators on Tuesday. He was dealing with a lower body injury.

“It’s not ideal,” Canadiens coach Martin St. Louis said Thursday. “Any time you’re away from the team as much as you’re doing something in the gym obviously you’re physically behind because you can’t replicate the game .. when you come back you’re not that far away. ”

Forward Joel ArmiaAlthough he scored on Tuesday, he did not play on Thursday due to an upper body injury.

The Canadiens will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the regular season opener on October 12th.