Calgary Flames injuries
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When a player is injured, his team can either retain him on their active roster, counting towards the 23-man active roster limit, or place him on the Injured Reserve List (IR).
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Oliver Kylington - OUT - Shoulder
Tue Aug 2, 2022Oliver Kylington | Kylington (shoulder) signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Flames on Tuesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Sat May 28, 2022Oliver Kylington | Kylington played through a shoulder injury in the playoffs, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Milan Lucic - OUT - Shoulder
Sat May 28, 2022Milan Lucic | Lucic (shoulder) played through an AC joint sprain in the playoffs, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Andrew Mangiapane - OUT - Wrist
Tue Aug 2, 2022Andrew Mangiapane | Mangiapane (wrist) signed a three-year, $17.4 million contract with the Flames on Tuesday.
Sat May 28, 2022Andrew Mangiapane | Mangiapane played through a wrist injury in the playoffs, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Nikita Zadorov - OUT - Ribs
Wed Jul 13, 2022Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov (ribs) signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Flames on Wednesday, per PuckPedia.
Tue Jul 12, 2022Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov will go to free agency Wednesday, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Sat May 28, 2022Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov played through cracked ribs during the playoffs, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Expected Return Sat Oct 1, 2022Christopher Tanev - OUT - Shoulder
Thu May 26, 2022Chris Tanev | Tanev (shoulder/neck) is set to undergo surgery next week to repair a torn labrum and a separated shoulder, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Sean Monahan - IR-LT - Hip
Sat Apr 2, 2022Sean Monahan | Monahan has been placed on long-term injured reserve and is set to undergo season-ending hip surgery, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022Tyler Parsons - IR-NR - Undisclosed
Injured Reserve List (IR)
If a team opts to put their player on the Injured Reserve List, the following requirements must to be met:
- First, a team may place a player on the Injured Reserve List if the said player has been injured, incapacitated, or ill and will not be able to perform his duties as a hockey player after having passed the team’s preliminary physical examination for that season.
- Second, a player with an injury that prevents him from playing for at least seven days from the date the injury was incurred can be placed on the team’s Injured Reserve List. Once a player is placed on the IR list, the team may replace said player on its NHL roster with a player from the minors.
- Third, a player who has been placed on the Injured Reserve List will not be eligible to compete in NHL games for a period of no less than seven days.
Players on the Injured Reserve List may attend team meetings and meals, travel with the team, and join their practice sessions.
Long-Term Injured Reserve (LTIR)
If a player has an injury that will prevent him from playing for at least 10 NHL games and 24 days in the NHL season, the team may place him on Long-Term Injured Reserve (LTIR), which can be used to exceed the salary cap.
Once a player is put on LTIR, the player’s cap hit stays on the team’s cap payroll. The club will not be given additional cap-space savings to be saved for use in the future. However, LTIR offers relief in case the club's averaged salary, or payroll, starts to go over the upper limit. How much relief the club will get is computed based on the date the player is put on LTIR.
Three equations can be used to decide how much LTIR relief will be given. The first, or basic equation, is used during the season and the off-season, while the second is the training-camp equation, which is used on the last day of the off-season in order to prepare for the first day of the following season. The third equation is used if the player is already on LTIR.
Once a player is cleared to play again, the team activates the player.
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