Carolina Hurricanes 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).

Micheal Ferland - Undisclosed
Ferland is dealing with an unspecified issue and it is unclear if he will play against the Oilers on Sunday.
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-20 11:49:03
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-20 11:49:03
Clark Bishop - Lower Body
Bishop is sidelined with a lower-body ailment and is uncertain to draw back into the lineup for Sunday's game against the Oilers.
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-18 16:41:01
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-18 16:41:01
Curtis McElhinney - Knee
McElhinney missed the last game dealing with a knee injury and his status to return Sunday against the Oilers is uncertain.
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-18 16:40:30
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2019-01-18 16:40:30
Jordan Staal - Upper Body
Staal has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2019-01-17 11:22:01
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2019-01-17 11:22:01
Haydn Fleury - Concussion
Fleury is sidelined with a concussion and it is unclear when he will return to action.
out - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-12-27 17:27:28
out - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-12-27 17:27:28
Micheal Ferland - Upper Body
Ferland has sat out the last three games due to an upper-body injury but is projected suit up for Thursday's tilt against the Red Wings.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-20 14:31:29
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-20 14:31:29
Jordan Staal - Concussion
Staal has been activated from the injured reserve list after recovering from a concussion and is expected to return against the Red Wings on Thursday.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-20 13:42:56
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-20 13:42:56
Andrei Svechnikov - Upper Body
Svechnikov left the last game with an upper-body injury but is likely to be in Thursday's lineup against the Red Wings.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-17 17:39:14
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-17 17:39:14
Curtis McElhinney - Lower Body
McElhinney has been activated from the injured reserve list after healing from a lower-body injury and is expected to be available against the Red Wings on Thursday.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-17 12:16:01
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-12-17 12:16:01
Micheal Ferland - Concussion
Ferland has been activated from the injured reserve list after healing from a concussion and is likely to return against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-10 13:05:56
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-10 13:05:56
Brett Pesce - Knee
Pesce is on the injured reserve list due to a knee injury but is expected to draw back into the lineup against the Sharks on Wednesday.
I-R - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-12-03 16:21:59
I-R - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-12-03 16:21:59
Haydn Fleury - Concussion
Fleury has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion and will miss an undetermined length of time.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-11-29 14:24:37
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-11-29 14:24:37
Victor Rask - Hand
Rask has been activated from injured reserve after recovering from surgery to repair cut tendons in two fingers. He will likely be available for Wednesday's matchup with the Maple Leafs.
probable - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-11-21 07:37:31
probable - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-11-21 07:37:31
Petr Mrazek - Lower Body
Mrazek is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and there is no timetable for return.
out - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-11-18 14:19:22
out - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-11-18 14:19:22
Sebastian Aho - Undisclosed
Aho is dealing with general soreness and it is unclear if he will participate Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated 2018-11-14 10:44:51
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated 2018-11-14 10:44:51
Micheal Ferland - Illness
Ferland exited the last game due to an illness and it is uncertain if the symptoms will subside in time for Saturday's matchup against the Red Wings.
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated 2018-11-08 21:06:25
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated 2018-11-08 21:06:25
Scott Darling - Lower Body
Darling has been activated the injured reserve list as he has recovered from a lower-body injury and is likely to return to action Friday against the Sharks.
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-25 13:06:50
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-25 13:06:50
Brett Pesce - Undisclosed
Pesce is dealing with an unspecified injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Sharks on Friday.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-10-24 13:14:31
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-10-24 13:14:31
Brock McGinn - Undisclosed
McGinn is dealing with an unspecified injury but is expected to lace up for Sunday's contest against the Rangers.
probable - Prob Sun
Updated 2018-10-06 13:06:00
probable - Prob Sun
Updated 2018-10-06 13:06:00
Micheal Ferland - Lower Body
Ferland is nursing an upper-body injury but is expected to be available for Friday's contest against the Blue Jackets.
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-05 07:30:02
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-05 07:30:02
Micheal Ferland - Lower Body
Ferland is dealing with a lower-body injury but is likely to be available for Thursday's contest against the Islanders.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-10-04 17:02:54
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-10-04 17:02:54
Victor Rask - Hand
Rask has been assigned to the non-roster injured reserve list while recovering from surgery on his hand following an off-ice accident. There is no definitive timetable for his return.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-10-03 07:49:34
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2018-10-03 07:49:34
Justin Faulk - Upper Body
Faulk is suffering from an upper-body injury and it is uncertain if he will be available for Monday's game against the Senators.
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated 2018-03-25 23:56:54
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated 2018-03-25 23:56:54
Brett Pesce - Shoulder
Pesce suffered a season-ending shoulder injury.
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-21 23:39:24
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-21 23:39:24
Victor Rask - Shoulder
Rask is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury.
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-21 23:39:02
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-21 23:39:02
Joakim Nordstrom - Upper Body
Nordstrom missed the last game due to an upper-body injury and his availability Friday against the Devils is in question.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-03-02 01:15:14
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-03-02 01:15:14
Jordan Staal - Personal
Staal was held out of the previous two games for personal reasons and his status for Tuesday's matchup with the Bruins is uncertain.
questionable - Ques Tues
Updated 2018-02-25 02:44:12
questionable - Ques Tues
Updated 2018-02-25 02:44:12

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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