2019 Fantasy Hockey Injury Report: February 5
Christopher Morais takes a look around the NHL and gives his take on the top injuries around the league.
Welcome to the Fantasy Hockey Injury Report. Once a week, we’ll take a look at some injuries around the league that may affect your fantasy hockey team. Injuries will always happen and you can’t predict when, but it’s important to be ready for the aftermath and to have a plan ready. Let’s take a look and some players who are on the shelf for the upcoming week and beyond.
Alexander Edler - Vancouver Canucks - Defence
Injury: head, day-to-day.
Canucks’ defenceman Alexander Edler had to be stretchered off the ice after falling face first onto the ice in yesterday's game and his status for the next couple of games is unknown. The team has not given an update on his status, but he was taken to a local hospital for precautionary reasons. There’s a good chance that Edler suffered a concussion, and that will most likely keep him out of the lineup for multiple weeks. We should get more information as the week moves forward, but fantasy owners may want to start looking for a...