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Previous Injuries (2021-22)

Keegan Kolesar
Injury: Lower-body
Injured on: 4/24

4/26 – Kolesar did not make the trip and was described as week-to-week.

4/24 – Kolesar left the game with one minute remaining in the 2nd period. He did not return. DeBoer said after the game that he did not have an update.

Robin Lehner
Injury: Knee/Shoulder
Injured on: 3/8

5/3 – McCrimmon announced Lehner will undergo surgery on his shoulder tomorrow.

4/25 – The Golden Knights announce Lehner will miss the rest of the season. He will undergo season-ending surgery to repair his shoulder.

4/24 – DeBoer says Lehner is expected to serve as the backup in tonight’s game.

4/23 – Prior to practice VGK released this statement: Robin Lehner will not be on the ice today for practice as he takes an additional maintenance day. We are hopeful that he will be available for Sunday night’s game.

4/22 – DeBoer denied the reports saying he was not aware of an upcoming surgery and said Lehner is expected to practice tomorrow.

4/22 – Multiple reports (ESPN/Athletic) indicate that Lehner is getting season-ending surgery.

Brett Howden
Injury: Upper body
Injured on: 3/24

5/3 – McCrimmon said Howden would have likely returned at some point during the playoffs had they qualified.

4/11 – Howden will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/9 – Howden was placed on LTIR, per CapFriendly.

4/5 – Howden was described by DeBoer as “not close.”

3/25 – DeBoer said Howden is out of the hospital and was at City National Arena today. He is sore (was described as feeling like he was in a car wreck) and is expected to be out for “a little while.”

3/24 – Howden took a nasty spill into the boards and had to be stretchered off the ice. After the game DeBoer said there is no injury to the neck or spine and he has full movement.

Laurent Brossoit
Injury: “Dealing With Something”
Injured on: 3/15

5/3 – McCrimmon said Brossoit will undergo a surgery but it is not considered serious and the rehab should not take too long.

4/12 – Brossoit was placed on LTIR.

4/11 – Brossoit will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/5 – Brossoit was described as “not close” by DeBoer.

3/24 – DeBoer said Brossoit is “dealing with something” and had been fighting through it as the backup. It got serious enough that they couldn’t use him as the backup anymore.

Nolan Patrick
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 3/24

5/3 – McCrimmon said Patrick is out “indefinitely.”

4/12 – Patrick was placed on LTIR.

4/11 – Patrick will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/5 – Patrick was described by DeBoer as “not close.”

3/25 – DeBoer called Patrick day-to-day.

3/24 – Patrick left the game in the 1st period and did not return.

Nic Hague
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 3/15

5/3 – McCrimmon said Hague would have participated at some point in the playoffs had they qualified.

4/11 – Hague will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/9 – Hague was placed on LTIR, per CapFriendly.

4/5 – Hague was described by DeBoer as “not close.”

3/29 – Hague was described by DeBoer as week-to-week.

3/24 – Hague did not skate with the team at morning skate.

3/21 – Hague did not travel with the team on the two-game trip. (Source: @BenSGotz)

3/17 – Hague did not skate with the team in morning skate and was ruled out for tonight’s game.

Reilly Smith
Injury: Knee
Injured on: 3/8

5/3 – McCrimmon said Smith will not undergo a surgery and would have been back for the playoffs had they qualified.

4/18 – DeBoer said he expects Smith to return at some point should the Golden Knights reach the playoffs.

4/11 – Smith will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/5 – Smith was described by DeBoer as “not close.”

3/25 – Per CapFriendly.com, Smith was placed on LTIR. This rules him out for 10 games and 24 days which expires prior to the game on April 3rd.

3/24 – No specific update was given on Smith but he was said to be further away than Lehner and McNabb.

3/10 – SinBin.vegas sources indicate that Smith returned home from the road trip. His injury is to his knee.

3/10 – Ruled out for tonight’s game in Buffalo

William Carrier
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 3/26

4/24 – Returned to action.

4/22 – Practiced with the team in off day skate.

4/12 – Carrier was placed on LTIR.

4/11 – Carrier will not travel with the team on the road trip.

4/5 – Carrier was described by DeBoer as “not close.”

3/30 – Carrier did not travel with the team to Seattle and Vancouver.

3/26 – Carrier left the game against Chicago and did not return.

Mark Stone
Injury: Back
Injured on: 2/8

4/12 – Stone was removed from IR. Returned to action.

4/12 – Pete DeBoer once again called Stone a game-time decision.

4/11 – Stone skated with the team again this time wearing a blue third line jersey. He also participated in power play drills. He was called a game-time decision by DeBoer.

4/9 – Stone skated with the team in morning skate. DeBoer ruled him out for tonight’s game but said it’s a good step to get him back on the ice with the team.

4/5 – Stone has begun skating but has not been “reintegrated with the group” yet.

3/24 – No specific update was given on Smith but he was said to be further away than Lehner and McNabb.

3/21 – McCrimmon said “it will happen” when asked if Stone will return this season.

2/14 – Stone was placed on LTIR. McCrimmon said there is not a timeline but the team is hopeful he’ll be back for the postseason, if not earlier. The injury has been nagging him since last season.

2/9 – Stone was announced as out for the night’s game with an upper-body injury. DeBoer said it is an injury he’s been “dealing off-and-on with most of the season.”

Max Pacioretty
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 3/11

4/9 – Returned to action.

4/8 – Pacioretty skated with the team, wearing a 3rd line jersey, at practice at T-Mobile Arena. DeBoer described him as a gametime decision for tomorrow.

4/5 – Pacioretty has begun skating but has not been “reintegrated with the group” yet.

3/25 – DeBoer confirmed Pacioretty suffered a setback and said he won’t be available in the near future.

3/24 – Pacioretty participated with the team at morning skate. However, he left during the middle of a power play drill with an apparent injury and did not return. He was called a gamete decision in the morning and did not play in the game.

3/17 – Did not participate in morning skate.

3/13 – Pacioretty did not skate in morning skate.

3/11 – Pacioretty left the game in the 2nd period after taking an awkward stride and/or being slashed when entering the zone. He did not return. No update was given following the game.

Robin Lehner
Injury: Lower-body
Injured on: 3/8

4/3 – Returned to action.

3/24 – No specific update was given on Lehner but he was said to be “closer than Smith and Stone.”

3/21 – McCrimmon said he expects Lehner back soon.

3/17 – Lehner denied the report that he has a broken knee cap.

3/10 – SinBin.vegas sources indicate that Lehner’s injury is serious enough to require crutches.

3/10 – Per DeBoer, Lehner has been sent back to Vegas to undergo further testing on what has been described as a lower-body injury that is unrelated to the previous injury he missed time with.

Brayden McNabb
Injury: Hand/Wrist
Injured on: 3/3/22

3/30 – Returned to action.

3/24 – No specific update was given on McNabb but he was said to be “closer than Smith and Stone.”

3/17 – Did not participate in morning skate.

3/10 – McNabb did not travel with the team on this road trip and is thus out for at least the next four games. He was placed on IR prior to the last game.

3/4 – Did not play against Anaheim on the back-to-back.

3/3 – McNabb left the game in the 2nd period. He did not return for the 3rd. DeBoer did not have an update following the game but did say he was “getting pictures taken.”

Alec Martinez
Injury: Facial Laceration
Injured on: 11/11/21

3/26 – Martinez returned to action.

3/24 – Another vague update was given on Martinez by DeBoer as he continued to call him day-to-day. Martinez did skate in morning skate and stayed on the ice late to work with the coaches.

3/21 – McCrimmon said “it will happen” when asked if Martinez will return this season.

3/18 – Martinez participated in off-day practice.

2/28 – Martinez practiced with a bandage on his face, which he has not previously been wearing. DeBoer said he is still not available to play.

2/23 – Martinez skated with the team in practice. DeBoer said it is “status quo” with him.

2/21 – Martinez participated in practice.

2/18 – Martinez did not participate in morning skate.

2/14 – McCrimmon said Martinez is still not quite ready to come back. He confirmed that the injury is still stemming from the facial laceration. McCrimmon shot down any ideas of this being LTIR/cap-related and said they won’t be able to keep him off the ice when he’s finally ready to go.

2/7 – DeBoer said Martinez is “not quite a gametime decision” while also hinting that he will not play in the upcoming back-to-back. DeBoer said he has been dealing with a number of setbacks including COVID hitting him harder than many other players who have had it.

1/31 – Martinez continued to work with the team in practice. DeBoer said “obviously Martinez is still out” when asked about the status of injured players.

1/29 – Martinez has been ruled out for the game tonight.

1/20 – Martinez is expected to travel with the team on the upcoming road trip and he is likely to play at some point on the trip.

1/15 – DeBoer said Martinez is likely to be in COVID protocols for at least 10 days.

1/14 – Bill Foley said that had Martinez not tested positive for COVID that he would have played prior to the break.

1/10 – Martinez has entered COVID protocols.

1/4 – Martinez skated wearing a red “no contact” jersey.

1/1 – DeBoer termed him day-to-day and said “I’m optimistic” about Lehner, Stone, and Martinez.

12/27 – Did not skate with the team in practice.

12/21 – DeBoer said there have been positive developments on Martinez over the last week to 10 days. He said there is still not a projected date as to when he will return but they hope to get him back on the ice for practice after Christmas.

12/9 – DeBoer said Martinez is “not going backwards but it’s slow progress.”

11/29 – DeBoer hinted at Martinez having concussion related symptoms but he did not specifically say the word concussion, instead he used “head injury.”

11/24 – DeBoer says Martinez did not make the two-game road trip with the team.

11/20 – Martinez did not skate with the team in morning skate.

11/16 – DeBoer said the tests came back looking good and that Martinez shouldn’t be too far off from returning.

11/13 – Martinez watched the game from the press box. He wore a large bandage on the left side of his face.

11/13 – Martinez did not participate in morning skate but was not ruled out by Pete DeBoer when asked in the press conference.

11/11 – Martinez left the game in the 1st period after taking a skate blade to the face. After the game Pete DeBoer called it a “ugly ugly cut” and said Martinez needed upwards of 50 stitches.

Jack Eichel
Injury: Hand/Wrist
Injured on: 3/17

3/19 – Returned to action.

3/17 – Eichel was struck with a puck late in the 2nd period. He left the bench but returned quickly after. He did not return for the 3rd period and DeBoer said he will be evaluated tomorrow.

Mattias Janmark
Injury: Lower body
Injured on: 2/25

3/17 – Janmark returned to action.

3/17 – Janmark participated in morning skate and is expected to play tonight.

3/1 – Janmark was placed on IR.

2/28 – DeBoer ruled Janmark out for tomorrow’s game and added that he is not close to returning.

2/26 – Not active for the game against COL.

2/25 – Janmark played the final shift of the 2nd period but did not return for the 3rd. DeBoer did not have an update on his status following the game.

Brett Howden
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 3/3/22

3/17 – Returned to action.

3/17 – Howden participated in morning skate and is expected to return to action tonight.

3/10 – Howden was placed on IR.

3/8 – Did not travel with the team on the 5-game road trip

3/4 – Did not play against Anaheim with what was just described on the broadcast as an injury.

Nolan Patrick
Injury: Concussion
Injured on: 2/16

3/13 – Returned to action.

3/8 – Practiced in a regular jersey for the first time since the injury. Ruled out for tonight’s game.

2/28 – Patrick skated in a no-contact jersey in practice.

2/25 – Patrick traveled and skated with the team in Arizona for morning skate, but was still wearing a no-contact jersey.

2/23 – Patrick skated with a no-contact jersey on in practice.

2/18 – Patrick did not participate in morning skate.

2/17 – DeBoer said Patrick came to the facility for treatment, which he said was a good sign, but did not skate with the team.

2/16 – Patrick sustained a hit to the head from Nathan MacKinnon on his first shift of the game. He did not return.

Max Pacioretty
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 2/25

3/6 – Returned to action

2/28 – DeBoer ruled Pacioretty out for tomorrow’s game and added that he is not close to returning.

2/26 – Not active for the game against COL.

2/25 – Pacioretty left the game in the 2nd period after colliding with multiple players in the neutral zone. He stayed on the bench for a few minutes but left before the period ended. He did not return for the 3rd. DeBoer did not have an update on his status following the game.

Robin Lehner
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 2/8

3/1 – Returned to action.

2/28 – Lehner practiced with the team and DeBoer said he is expected to start tomorrow.

2/23 – Lehner returned to practice as a full participant. He was called day-to-day by Pete DeBoer. It seems unlikely that he’ll be available on Friday or Saturday.

2/19 – Skated prior to team practice. Ruled out for Sunday’s game.

2/18 – Lehner did not skate with the team in morning skate.

2/16 – DeBoer said Lehner is still getting checked by doctors but he expects him to be back and playing “sooner than later.”

2/15 – Lehner was ruled out for the game tomorrow.

2/14 – Lehner did not practice with the team. His injury was described as an upper-body injury sustained during the 2/8 game. A report from DailyFaceoff.com indicated that Lehner suffered a torn labrum on the same shoulder he had surgery on in the offseason. Pete DeBoer refuted that.

Zach Whitecloud
Injury: Broken Foot
Injured on: 1/20/22

2/25 – Returned to action.

2/23 – Whitecloud was called day to day but DeBoer seemed optimistic that he’ll play on Friday.

2/21 – Whitecloud skated with the team at practice.

2/19 – Skated prior to team practice. Ruled out for Sunday’s game.

2/7 – DeBoer confirmed Whitecloud has a broken bone in his foot. It is unclear how long he will be out, however previous foot injuries this season for the Golden Knights have taken about 5 weeks.

1/31 – Whitecloud missed practice and was ruled out of the game tomorrow by Pete DeBoer.

1/25 – Returned to action

1/24 – Whitecloud did not play in the game at Washington. It is unclear if he travelled with the team on the trip.

1/20 – Whitecloud participated in warmups but was a late scratch. After the game DeBoer said he was held out because “his back seized up.”

Adam Brooks
Injury: Undisclosed
Injured on: Unknown

2/14 – Brooks participated in practice.

2/7 – Brooks did not participate in practice

1/31 – Brooks did not participate in practice

1/22 – Brooks was placed on IR

1/21 – Brooks skated with the Golden Knights in an off-day skate.

1/7 – Brooks went on a conditioning loan to play with the Henderson Silver Knights.

Jack Eichel
Injury: Neck
Injured on: 3/7/20

2/16 – Returned to action.

2/14 – Eichel will make his VGK debut on Wednesday vs COL.

2/7 – Eichel was cleared for contact and worked with Martinez before the full team practice in some drills that involved hitting. He is not expected to play in the upcoming games. A rumor from ESPN’s Greg Wyshysnki indicated that the Golden Knights are targeting February 16th against Colorado as the date of his return.

1/23 – Eichel was shown wearing a no contact jersey during a practice on the road.

1/17 – Eichel continued to participate in morning skate wearing the red no contact jersey.

1/14 – Eichel participated in practice wearing a “no contact” jersey. He was involved in every drill the team ran including a competitive 2-on-2 drill.

1/11 – Eichel joined the team in morning skate. He said he does not have a timeline on his return.

1/2 – McCrimmon says Eichel’s rehab has gone well. He is expected to be in Vegas some time in January. McCrimmon added that he is confident Eichel will be in the lineup this season.

12/3 – ESPN reports that Eichel can “do everything but contact” and that he’s expected to come to Vegas to join his teammates around Christmas time. The timeline remains 3-4 months.

12/2 – Eichel was spotted skating in North Carolina.

11/12 – The Golden Knights released a statement saying the surgery was “successful and without complications.”

11/6 – Per LVRJ, Eichel will have the ADR surgery on November 12th. He says he expects to play three months after the surgery.

11/4 – Kelly McCrimmon says Eichel will undergo artificial disc replacement surgery “soon” and is expected to be back in 3-5 months.

9/23 – Buffalo announces Eichel has failed his physical

7/30 – Eichel’s lawyer releases statement claiming the Sabres will not allow him to get the artificial disc replacement surgery

4/14 – Eichel is ruled out for the remainder of the 2020-21 season

3/7 – Eichel herniates a disc in his neck, expected to miss 7-10 days.

Nic Hague
Injury: Undisclosed
Injured on: Unknown

2/8 – Hague returned to action.

2/7 – Hague skated with the team and is expected to travel on the upcoming two-game road trip.

2/1 – Hague skated in morning skate but was later placed on IR and missed the game.

1/31 – DeBoer called Hague a gametime decision for tomorrow’s game.

Max Pacioretty
Injury: Left Wrist
Injured on: Unknown (Last played 12/28/21)

1/27 – Returned to action

1/20 – Pacioretty skated before morning skate and then joined morning skate momentarily. He was described as an option for the upcoming road trip.

1/1 – “It’s long term, it’s week-to-week, but we’re not thinking of him as an option for at least a month.” -DeBoer

12/30 – The Golden Knights tweeted that Pacioretty underwent a successful wrist surgery and is out indefinitely.

12/30 – Pacioretty missed practice and was called day-to-day by Steve Spott.

12/28 – Pacioretty missed morning skate and was called a gametime decision. He played in the game.

Mark Stone
Injury: COVID
Injured on: 1/20/22

1/25 – Returned to action

1/23 – Stone did not travel with the team to the start of the road trip.

1/20 – DeBoer says Stone has entered COVID protocols

1/19 – Stone was at practice with the team, it was described as a maintenance day.

Laurent Brossoit
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 1/2/22

1/24 – Brossoit returned to action as the backup goalie.

1/23 – Brossoit was shown in a video of practice.

1/17 – Brossoit was not on the ice for morning skate with the team.

1/14 – Brossoit did not participate in practice with the team.

1/6 – Brossoit did not practice with the team and was listed as a scratch

1/4 – Brossoit did not take morning skate and missed the game.

1/3 – Brossoit did not practice with the team on the off-day.

1/2 – Brossoit was kneed in the head late in the game. He remained in the game.

Nic Hague
Injury: Wrist/COVID
Injured on: Unknown

1/24 – Hague was removed from IR on the NHL Media website’s roster. He returned to action for the game.

1/20 – Hague entered COVID Protocols.

1/14 – Hague did not participate in practice with the team.

1/11 – Hague skated with skills coach before morning skate.

1/6 – Hague skated on his own before morning skate.

1/4 – Hague did not participate in morning skate.

1/3 – DeBoer said Hague suffered a wrist injury earlier in the season. They tried to have him play through it but now they are being patient with him to “make sure we get it right this time.”

1/2 – Hague missed his second consecutive game.

12/28 – Hague missed morning skate and was dubbed day-to-day by DeBoer.

William Carrier
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 1/8/22

1/17 – Carrier returned to morning skate. He is expected to play in the game tonight.

1/14 – Carrier skated before the main team practice. He was termed as day-to-day by Pete DeBoer.

1/11 – Carrier did not skate in morning skate and did not play in the game at night.

1/8 – Carrier left the game in the 1st period and did not return.

Mark Stone
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 12/21/21

1/6 – Returned to action

1/4 – Stone skated in morning skate wearing a normal jersey. He stayed on the ice late into skate indicating he is unlikely to play.

1/3 – Stone skated with the team wearing a red “no contact” jersey. He was termed “doubtful” by DeBoer for the game on 1/4.

1/1 – DeBoer termed him day-to-day and said “I’m optimistic” about Lehner, Stone, and Martinez.

12/28 – Did not travel with team to Los Angeles.

12/27 – Did not skate with the team in practice. Steve Spott calls him a gametime decision for tomorrow.

12/21 – Stone returned to action but took another bump and ended up leaving in the 2nd period. DeBoer said he “tweaked” something and it wasn’t worth pushing it with him with the break coming up.

12/21 – Stone took morning skate with the team.

12/19 – Stone was ruled out for the game on Long Island with an upper-body injury. After the game DeBoer said he doesn’t think it’s a serious injury.

Robin Lehner
Injury: Lower-body
Injured on: 12/19/21

1/6 – Returned to action

1/4 – Lehner skated with the team in morning skate but is unlikely to play (or back up) in the game against Nashville.

1/1 – DeBoer termed him day-to-day and said “I’m optimistic” about Lehner, Stone, and Martinez.

12/28 – Did not travel with team to Los Angeles.

12/27 – Did not skate with the team in practice. Steve Spott calls him a gametime decision for tomorrow.

12/21 – DeBoer says Lehner tweaked his lower body in the Islanders game and said he would term Lehner as day-to-day.

 

Nolan Patrick
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 10/22/21

1/2 – Patrick returned to action.

12/28 – Did not travel with team to Los Angeles.

12/27 – Skated in practice on the 4th line wearing a normal jersey.

12/21 – Patrick skated with the team in morning skate wearing a regular jersey. He stayed on the ice late indicating he is not likely to play tonight.

12/14 – Patrick traveled with the team and skated in morning skate with a “no-contact” jersey

12/11 – Patrick once again skated in a “no-contact” jersey

12/8 – Patrick has continued to skate with the team in the “no-contact” jersey

12/5 – Patrick skated at morning skate wearing a red “no-contact’ jersey

11/29 – DeBoer says Patrick is taking positive steps but said he wouldn’t call him close to returning.

11/24 – DeBoer says Patrick did not make the two-game road trip with the team.

11/11 – DeBoer says Patrick is “making some progress although it’s slow.”

11/8 – Patrick skated with the skills coach before practice. DeBoer says he is trending upwards but did not offer a timetable for his return.

11/1 – McCrimmon tells David Schoen of the LVRJ that Patrick is not expected to be facing a long absence. “I do not think there is any risk to his long term future.”

10/29 – DeBoer ruled him out today. Said Patrick is “seeing some doctors and getting some stuff done today.” DeBoer added that he’s not sure if he is traveling with the team on the road trip.

10/27 – Missed both games on the 2-game road trip. Unclear if he traveled.

10/24 – Patrick was a bit of a surprise scratch before the game. DeBoer confirmed he has an upper-body injury that was sustained in the previous game. He was termed as day-to-day.

 

Shea Theodore
Injury: Illness (non-COVID)
Injured on: Unknown

12/17 – Theodore returned to action.

12/16 – Theodore missed the game against New Jersey.

12/14 – Theodore missed morning skate and was considered a gametime decision. He played against Boston.

Nic Roy
Injury: Illness (non-COVID)
Injured on: Unknown

12/16 – Roy returned to action

12/14 – Roy was a late scratch before the Bruins game. He missed morning skate but took warmups with the team right before the game.

Brett Howden
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: Unknown

12/14 – Returned to action

12/11 – DeBoer said Howden skated before practice and is expected to travel with the team on the upcoming road trip.

William Karlsson
Injury: Broken foot
Injured on: 10/30/21

12/5 – Karlsson returned to action

11/29 – Karlsson has been placed in COVID Protocols.

11/11 – DeBoer says Karlsson is a couple weeks behind where Pacioretty is with a similar injury.

11/1 – Multiple sources confirmed to SinBin.vegas that Karlsson will be out for an extended period due to a lower body injury. Jesse Granger of The Athletic later confirmed Karlsson had broken a bone in his foot and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

Michael Amadio
Injury: COVID
Injured on: 11/17/21

11/29 – Amadio returned to practice.

11/17 – Amadio entered COVID protocols and is expected to miss at least 10 days.

Jonathan Marchessault
Injury: COVID
Injured on: 11/16/21

11/27 – Returned to action.

11/16 – Marchessault entered COVID protocols and is expected to miss at least 10 days.

William Carrier
Injury: Unknown/COVID
Injured on: 11/15

11/24 – Carrier returned to action.

11/15 – Carrier entered COVID protocol and is expected to at least miss 10 days.

11/13 – Carrier did not skate in morning skate but was not ruled out for tonight’s game. DeBoer said they have some players who did not skate that could be options, Carrier is likely among those players.

11/11 – Carrier did not skate in morning skate and is not expected to play. “Not COVID related but it wouldn’t be us if we didn’t have another man down.”

Max Pacioretty
Injury: Fractured left foot
Injured on: 10/14/21

11/24 – Returned to action.

11/24 – Pacioretty is considered a game-time decision tonight. It appears the plan is for him to play.

11/22 – Pacioretty traveled with the team to St. Louis but he has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Blues.

11/20 – Pacioretty skated with the team in morning skate. He took line rushes on the 2nd line with Nic Roy and Reilly Smith. It is unclear if he will play tonight.

11/11 – DeBoer says Pacioretty is out of his boot and weight bearing.

10/16 – DeBoer confirmed Pacioretty fractured his foot and termed him “week-to-week.”

10/16 – Elliotte Friedman reports Pacioretty will be out for about 6 weeks.

10/15 – Multiple sources have told SinBin.vegas that Pacioretty suffered a fairly serious injury in the 3rd period of the game in LA.

Shea Theodore
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 11/16/21

11/22 – Theodore returned to action

11/20 – Theodore skated with the team but wore a red “no contact” jersey in morning skate. He is unlikely to play tonight.

11/18 – DeBoer says Shea Theodore worked out today and the plan is for him to skate tomorrow. He is progressing well but there is no specific planned return date.

11/16 – Theodore slammed hard into the boards after losing an edge. He did not return to the game. DeBoer did not offer an update after the game.

Zach Whitecloud
Injury: Hand
Injured on: 10/22/21

11/18 – Whitecloud returned to action.

11/17 – Whitecloud skated in an off-day skate wearing a normal jersey.

11/16 – Whitecloud skated in an optional team skate wearing a red “no contact” jersey.

11/11 – DeBoer says Whitecloud is skating is looking better. He confirmed it was a hand surgery and that his hand is “still not fully operational.”

10/23 – DeBoer termed Whitecloud week-to-week. Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports the team feared Whitecloud broke his hand.

10/22 – Whitecloud left the game in the 2nd period after blocking a shot off the hand. He did not return and Pete DeBoer said “it wasn’t good,” when asked for an update.

Mark Stone
Injury: Back
Injured on: 10/14/21

11/13 – Stone skated with the team and took line rushes on the 2nd line. He is expected to play but is still considered a game-time decision.

11/11 – Stone skated with the team in practice again, and is “looking good” per DeBoer.

11/8 – Stone participated in practice with the team for the first time. DeBoer said he’s still a ways off from returning though.

11/4 – Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic confirmed Mark Stone’s injury is to his back.

10/29 – Stone skated after practice with the skills coach.

10/19 – Stone avoided surgery and was termed as “somewhere between day-to-day and week-to-week” by Pete DeBoer.

10/18 – DeBoer said Stone is seeing doctors today and there should be more information tomorrow.

10/16 – DeBoer called Stone day-to-day and said, “we’re still evaluating what’s going on.”

10/14 – Stone left the game in the 2nd period with what appeared to be a serious injury. He needed to be carried down the tunnel. After the game, Pete DeBoer said he could not give a status update and said they’ll know more in the coming days. He said “It was an innocent play and he just locked up.” DeBoer added, “He’s been dealing with something on and off but it hasn’t bothered him to the point where he can’t play.”

Alex Tuch
Injury: Shoulder
Injured on: Last season

11/4 – Tuch has been traded to the Buffalo Sabres

7/30 – McCrimmon confirmed that Tuch underwent offseason shoulder surgery and is expected to miss about six months.

William Carrier
Injury: Knee
Injured on: 10/27

11/2 – Returned to action

10/29 – DeBoer says Carrier skated today and is considered a game-time decision. He did not skate with the group that participated in morning skate.

10/27 – Left the game after blocking a shot. Was down for a few minutes and needed help down the tunnel.

Mattias Janmark
Injury: Upper-body
Injured on: 10/26

11/2 – Returned to action

10/29 – Deboer says he is out for the game tonight against Anaheim but is expected to travel with the team on the upcoming 4-game road trip.

10/27 – Did not play in the game at Dallas. No status update was provided.

Alec Martinez
Injury: Undisclosed
Injured on: 10/20/21

10/27 – Returned to action

10/23 – DeBoer termed Martinez day-to-day but he is unlikely to play tomorrow.

10/22 – Martinez has been ruled out for tonight’s game. He was termed as day-to-day moving forward.

10/20 – Martinez left the game in the 3rd period and was seen hobbling down the tunnel. He did not return to the game and Pete DeBoer did not have an update following the game.

Mattias Janmark
Injury: COVID Protocols
Injured on: 10/11

10/22 – Janmark is expected to play tonight. He skated in optional morning skate and DeBoer said if everything feels normal that he’ll be in the lineup.

10/19 – DeBoer ruled Janmark out for tomorrow’s game but said he should be back soon after.

10/18 – Janmark did not skate with the team on off-day skate.

10/16 – DeBoer confirmed that Janmark remains in COVID protocols.

10/15 – DeBoer said he was not sure if Janmark would be available for any upcoming practices or the next game.

10/11 – DeBoer said Janmark has been placed in COVID Protocols and is his timetable for return is unknown.

William Carrier
Injury: Facial laceration/Concussion symptoms
Injured on: 10/5/21

10/18 – Carrier returned to practice and appears on track to play Wednesday.

10/16 – DeBoer is hopefully that Carrier will be able to re-join the team for practice on Monday.

10/14 – Carrier has not skated with the team since the injury.

10/11 – DeBoer said Carrier was experiencing some head-related symptoms which has him likely ruled out for Tuesday’s game. There is no timetable on his return.

10/6 – DeBoer said the cut was millimeters from Carrier’s eye, but it thankfully missed. Does not seem to be a long-term injury.

10/5 – Carrier left the game and did not return after being cut in the face with a skate blade.

Nic Roy
Injury: Side
Injured on: 9/30

10/19 – Roy returned to practice and is expected to play tomorrow.

10/18 – Roy skated with the team but wore a red “no-contact” jersey.

10/16 – DeBoer says Roy skated before practice and the team is hopefully he can participate in practice on Monday.

10/14 – Roy has not skated with the team since the injury.

10/11 – Roy has been ruled out for the season opener.

10/6 – Roy did not skate with the team on off-day practice.

10/4 – DeBoer termed him day-to-day.

10/1 – DeBoer says they are still waiting on test results on Roy’s injury. He was crosschecked in the side on the draw.

9/30 – Roy left the preseason game in the 3rd period after being injured off a faceoff.

Brett Howden
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 10/1

10/18 – Howden returned to practice and appears on track to play Wednesday.

10/16 – DeBoer says Howden skated before practice and the team is hopefully he can participate in practice on Monday.

10/15 -Howden has not skated with the team since the injury.

10/11 – Howden has been ruled out for the season opener.

10/6 – Howden did not skate with the team on off-day practice.

10/4 – DeBoer termed Howden day-to-day.

 

Shea Theodore
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 9/26/21

10/11 – Theodore skated in practice and is expected to play on Tuesday.

10/9 – Dave Goucher on the pregame show before the final preseason game said the Golden Knights are optimistic that Theodore will be able to play in the season opener.

10/8 – Theodore skated on his own after practice.

10/6 – Theodore did not practice with the team on off-day skate.

10/4 – Theodore returned to practice but left early. He was described as day-to-day by DeBoer.

10/1 – Theodore skated and is expected to be able to return this week.

9/29 – Theodore did not skate with the team at practice.

9/28 – DeBoer tabbed Theodore as day-to-day.

9/26 – Theodore left the game in the 3rd period with an undisclosed injury, he did not return. No update was offered after the game.

 

Robin Lehner
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 9/30

10/1 – DeBoer described the injury as minor.

9/30 – Left preseason game after the 2nd intermission.

Brayden McNabb
Injury: Unknown
Injured on: 9/26/21

10/1 – McNabb skated and is expected to be able to return this week.

9/29 – McNabb did not skate with the team at practice.

9/28 – DeBoer called McNabb “more sore than Theodore” but went on to say they do not believe there is any structural issue and it’s more of a charley horse.

9/26 – McNabb left the game in the 3rd period with an undisclosed injury, he did not return. No update was offered after the game.

Mark Stone
Injury: Puck to face/head
Injured on: 9/26/21

9/28 – Stone returned to practice and DeBoer said he is expected to be fine.

9/26 – Stone left the game in obvious pain after being struck by a shot. He did not return.