Dallas Stars core Tyler Seguin is approaching to skip 3 to 6 weeks after pang a knee damage in Friday night’s diversion opposite a Florida Panthers, according to media reports from a Stars website and ESPN.com.
Seguin, who is third in a NHL with 59 points and fourth with 29 goals scored, was harmed in Friday night’s diversion when he was strike low during a knees by Florida defenseman Dmitry Kulikov.
Video showed Seguin’s right knee interesting a brunt of what a Orlando Sun-Sentinel called a “rolling hip check” from Kulikov in a third duration of a Stars’ 2-0 victory.
The low strike was a “dirty play,” Stars manager Lindy Ruff pronounced to media after a game.
Stars ubiquitous manager Jim Nill texted to a Star-Telegram’s Mac Engel on a probability of a cessation that “the actor will be carrying an in-person conference with a NHL Player Safety [department].”
Forward Patrick Eaves, who was strike in a conduct with a puck in Friday’s game, went to a sanatorium for X-rays though returned home Saturday and is out with a concussion, Mark Stepneski reported on a Stars website.
“His scans were negative, that is good news,” Ruff said. “No fractures, no nothing. He is feeling better. It’s a small bit on a concussion side.”
Forward Ales Hemsky, who left Friday’s diversion in a initial duration with a reduce physique injury, could be behind by early subsequent week, according to Ruff.
The Stars removed forwards Travis Morin and Brett Ritchie from a Texas Stars of a AHL for Saturday night’s diversion during Colorado. Both Seguin and Eaves were placed on harmed reserve, that has a smallest seven-day stay.
Curtis McKenzie, a healthy blemish Friday night, will substantially be in a Stars’ brazen mix.
Dallas went to Colorado 3 points behind in a competition for a second of a dual wild-card spots in a Western Conference.
Backup goaltender Jhonas Enroth, acquired from Buffalo on Wednesday, was scheduled to make his Stars entrance during Colorado.