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  • The IR Report Playoff Edition

    The Western Conference is down to four teams and three game sevens in the East in the next two days, here is who is hurting.
    Eastern Conference
    Boston Bruins

    Joe Corvo, Defense – Knee – Day-to-Day
    Corvo is officially questionable at this time for Wednesday’s game seven but expectations are he will be a go.

    Adam McQuaid, Defense – Eye – Day-to-Day
    McQuaid is still recovering from a head/eye injury and will not play in game seven.

    Florida Panthers

    Jose Theodore, Goal – Lower Body – Day-to-Day
    Theodore was a late injury scratch from game six. No disclosure on the nature of the injury, suffice to say he has suffered from knee injuries this season that cost him to miss nine games. Theodore was on the ice for an optional team practice on Wednesday afternoon a day before game seven.

    Jason Garrison, Defense – Lower body injury
    Garrison was not able to play in game six due to an undisclosed lower body injury, but word is he was very close and is expected for Thursday’s game seven. Garrison also took part in an optional team practice on Wednesday. He has missed the last three games now.

    Keaton Ellerby, Defense –Undisclosed – Day-to-Day
    Ellerby has been skating since Monday ad did travel with the team to New Jersey for game six but was a game time scratch.

    New Jersey Devils

    Jacob Josefson, Center – Wrist Fracture – Week-to-Week
    Josefson has been wearing a cast on his wrist and recently had it replaced with a smaller more mobile cast. Could be available at a point in the second round should the Devils advance.

    New York Rangers

    Ryan Callahan, Wing – Finger – Day-to-Day
    The Rangers Captain injured his finger in game six in Ottawa. He did not take the team Practice on Wednesday. It is unlikely a finger injury would keep Callahan out of a game seven.

    Brian Boyle, Wing – Concussion – Day-to-Day
    Boyle was unable to practice on the ice Wednesday with the team. Following typical concussion protocol he should not be available for game seven, but it’s the playoffs so anything is possible.

    Ottawa Senators

    Jesse Winchester, Wing – Concussion – Day-to-Day
    Out since game five where he was replaced by Mark Stone, Winchester has a suspected concussion and will not play in game seven. Either Stone or Jakub Silfverberg are expected replacements.

    Philadelphia Flyers

    The Flyers early dispatch of the Pittsburgh Penguins has allowed for some healing and recovery and both Nicklas Grossmann, and Andreji Meszaros have returned to practice on the ice with the team and could be ready for game one, round two.

    Western Conference

    Los Angeles Kings

    Kyle Clifford, Wing – Upper Body
    Clifford was on the ice on Tuesday for Kings practice wearing a red non-contact jersey.

    Nashville Predators

    Hal Gill, Defense – Lower Body – Returning for game one
    Gill missed the entire first round series, but is ready for game one of the second round.

    Phoenix Coyotes

    Michal Rozsival, Defense – Undisclosed – Day-to-Day
    Rozsival was the recipient of a dangerous boarding hit from Chicago’s Jimmy Hayes. Hayes received five and the game, while Rozsival also left the game and did not return.

    St. Louis Blues

    Jaroslav Halak, Goal – Lower Body – Day-to-Day
    The Blues announced that Halak will not be available for the first two games of the second round.
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