Farabee week after week for Flyers with upper body injuries – .

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Farabee week after week for Flyers with upper body injuries – .



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Philadelphia Flyers

Joël Farabee is week-to-week with an upper-body injury sustained in a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Wednesday.

The forward fell into the board at 8:32 of the first period, appearing to injure his left shoulder. He played another shift and left the game at 9:25 a.m.

Farabee is tied with Claude Giroux and Cam Atkinson for the Flyers’ lead with seven goals.

Philadelphia has recalled forwards Connor Bunnaman and Max Willman of Lehigh Valley from the American Hockey League in emergency conditions.

Effronté Patrick Brun, who missed seven games with a thumb injury, trained on Friday but won’t play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.

Effronté Derick Brassard, who missed four games with a hip injury, skated alone for about 15 minutes on Friday. He is on a day-to-day basis and will not play on Sunday. –Adam Kimelman

Washington Capitals

TJ Oshie (lower body) and Conor Sheary (upper body) could play for the Capitals when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSWA, BSOH, ESPN +, NHL LIVE).

The forwards, who each missed six games, were full participants in training on Friday after previously wearing non-contact jerseys in practice.

“It’s great that they’re out there,” Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said. “I think they’re going in a direction where we’re going to come in and talk about things and see where they’re at. “

Centre Nicklas Backstrom, who has not played this season due to a left hip injury, also made a full contribution to training for the first time after wearing a non-contact jersey while skating with the Capitals in La last week.

Laviolette confirmed that Oshie, Sheary and Backstrom were allowed to make contact, but said Backstrom was not as close to playing as the other two.

“Oshie and Sheary have been on the team all year and ‘Backy’ has been working on something,” Laviolette said. “It turns out that today they all came back together, which is really good. “

Laviolette said he did not know if the attackers Carl Hagelin (interview) and Hathaway Garnet (maintenance) and defender John Carlson (maintenance) will be available to play after they have not practiced on Friday.

Forward Nic Dowd unavailable after being placed in COVID-19 protocol on Friday. – Tom Gulitti

Columbus blue jackets

Joonas Korpisalo was placed on the injured list on Friday with an undisclosed injury.

The goalie was unavailable for a 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars on Thursday due to an illness unrelated to COVID-19. He’s 3-4-0 with a 3.95 goals-against average and 0.885 save percentage in eight games (seven starts) this season.

Goalkeeper Elvis merzlikins was the replacement on Thursday but did not perform due to an illness unrelated to COVID-19. Daniel Tarasov made his NHL debut and made 34 saves.

Columbus visite les Capitals de Washington samedi (19 h HE; NBCSWA, BSOH, ESPN+, NHL LIVE).

Montreal Canadiens

Jeff Petry will not travel with the Canadiens for their game against the Nashville Predators on Saturday (7 p.m. ET; NHLN, TVAS, CITY, SNE, BSSO, ESPN +, NHL LIVE) due to an upper body injury.

The defenseman played 9:01 pm in a 4-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. He has two assists in 25 games this season.

Montreal defender recalled Corey Schueneman of Laval of the American Hockey League.

The Canadiens forward Josh Anderson suffered an upper body injury on Thursday and is expected to be out for 2-4 weeks. Anderson has 13 points (seven goals, six assists) in 25 games this season.

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