Minnesota Wild 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).

Matt Dumba - Chest
Dumba is on the injured reserve list and there is no timetable for his return after having surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2019-01-19 05:22:44
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated 2019-01-19 05:22:44
Devan Dubnyk - Rest
Dubnyk is not expected to play Thursday against the Ducks as he is to be rested.
doubtful - Doub Thurs
Updated 2019-01-17 14:34:10
doubtful - Doub Thurs
Updated 2019-01-17 14:34:10
Eric Fehr - Upper Body
Fehr has been placed on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss one-to-two weeks of action.
I-R - Late Jan
Updated 2019-01-16 15:18:17
I-R - Late Jan
Updated 2019-01-16 15:18:17
Devan Dubnyk - Rest
Dubnyk is not expected to play Tuesday against the Bruins as he is to be rested.
doubtful - Doub Tues
Updated 2019-01-08 14:27:37
doubtful - Doub Tues
Updated 2019-01-08 14:27:37
Nick Seeler - Upper Body
Seeler has sat out the previous two games with an upper-body injury but it is expected he will return to the ice Thursday against the Maple Leafs.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2019-01-03 08:33:16
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2019-01-03 08:33:16
Jason Zucker - Illness
Zucker sat out the last game due to an illness but is likely to be available for Tuesday's contest against the Sharks.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-16 18:27:10
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-16 18:27:10
Mikko Koivu - Knee
Koivu missed the last game with a sprained MCL and a hamstring injury. He is expected to return to the lineup against the Sharks on Tuesday.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-16 17:57:06
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-12-16 17:57:06
Greg Pateryn - Illness
Pateryn was absent from the lineup during the last game with an illness but is expected to suit up against the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-29 11:14:40
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-29 11:14:40
Alex Stalock - Personal
Stalock has an unclear status Tuesday against the Coyotes for a personal reason.
questionable - Ques Tues
Updated 2018-11-26 10:18:50
questionable - Ques Tues
Updated 2018-11-26 10:18:50
Devan Dubnyk - Illness
Dubnyk missed the last game with an unspecified illness but it is likely he will be available for Tuesday's game against the Coyotes.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-11-24 12:09:41
probable - Prob Tues
Updated 2018-11-24 12:09:41
Marcus Foligno - Knee
Foligno left the last game due to a right knee injury but it is expected he will suit up against the Senators on Wednesday.
probable - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-11-21 09:33:50
probable - Prob Wed
Updated 2018-11-21 09:33:50
Devan Dubnyk - Rest
Dubnyk is not expected to play against the Blackhawks on Sunday due to a day of rest.
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2018-11-18 09:36:35
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2018-11-18 09:36:35
Zach Parise - Illness
Parise sat out the previous game due to an illness but is expected to return Saturday against the Sabres.
probable - Prob Sat
Updated 2018-11-16 14:55:15
probable - Prob Sat
Updated 2018-11-16 14:55:15
Matt Hendricks - Undisclosed
Hendricks is nursing general soreness to an unspecified location and it is uncertain if he will be in Thursday's lineup against the Canucks.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-15 14:21:59
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-15 14:21:59
Devan Dubnyk - Undisclosed
Dubnyk is dealing with an unspecified injury after colliding with a teammate but it is likely he will be available for Thursday's game versus the Canucks.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 12:31:37
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 12:31:37
Eric Fehr - Personal
Fehr is away from the team to be with his wife for the birth of their child. It is unknown if he will make it back in time for Thursday's game against the Canucks.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 10:25:48
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 10:25:48
Devan Dubnyk - Undisclosed
Dubnyk has an unspecified ailment and his status against the Canucks on Thursday is unclear.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 09:10:56
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-11-14 09:10:56
Matt Hendricks - Undisclosed
Hendricks missed the last two games with an unspecified injury and it is unknown if he will lace up against the Blues on Sunday.
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2018-11-10 05:29:42
questionable - Ques Sun
Updated 2018-11-10 05:29:42
Eric Staal - Illness
Staal was held out of the previous game due to an illness but is expected to partake in Thursday's matchup against the Kings.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-08 13:04:00
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-11-08 13:04:00
Matt Hendricks - Leg
Hendricks is dealing with a leg injury but is expected to return to the lineup Thursday against the Kings.
out - Out Tues
Updated 2018-11-05 14:53:57
out - Out Tues
Updated 2018-11-05 14:53:57
Joel Eriksson Ek - Upper Body
Eriksson Ek has landed on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury but it is expected he will be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Avalanche.
I-R - Prob Sat
Updated 2018-10-26 11:22:16
I-R - Prob Sat
Updated 2018-10-26 11:22:16
Marcus Foligno - Illness
Foligno is dealing with an unspecified illness and it is not known if he will lace up Friday against the Stars.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-10-19 07:25:31
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated 2018-10-19 07:25:31
Mikko Koivu - Personal
Koivu is away from the team due to the birth of his child but is likely to play Friday against the Stars.
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-18 19:20:22
probable - Prob Fri
Updated 2018-10-18 19:20:22
Jordan Greenway - Illness
Greenway is ailing from an illness and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Avalanche on Thursday.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-10-02 16:03:46
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-10-02 16:03:46
Luke Kunin - Knee
Kunin is on injured reserve while recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss six-to-seven months, dating back to the original date of his surgery last April.
I-R - Early Nov
Updated 2018-10-02 12:49:18
I-R - Early Nov
Updated 2018-10-02 12:49:18
Gustav Olofsson - Shoulder
Olofson sustained a shoulder injury and it is unclear if he will be available against the Avalanche on Thursday.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-09-28 06:33:58
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-09-28 06:33:58
Ryan Suter - Ankle
Suter had offseason surgery to repair a fractured ankle but will likely be ready for the season opener against the Avalanche.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-09-28 06:33:34
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated 2018-09-28 06:33:34
Jared Spurgeon - Hamstring
Spurgeon is expected to need at least four weeks to recover from a partial tear in his right hamstring.
out - Mid April
Updated 2018-03-17 20:24:48
out - Mid April
Updated 2018-03-17 20:24:48
Luke Kunin - Knee
Kunin suffered a season-ending torn ACL in his left knee.
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-05 21:57:16
out - out for season
Updated 2018-03-05 21:57:16
Jonas Brodin - Hand
Brodin had surgery to repair a fractured left hand and is expected to be out of the lineup for three-to-four weeks.
out - Early March
Updated 2018-02-08 16:40:03
out - Early March
Updated 2018-02-08 16:40:03
Nate Prosser - Lower Body
Prosser exited the last game with an injury to his lower body and it is undetermined if he will take part in Thursday's contest against the Coyotes.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-02-07 06:48:16
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated 2018-02-07 06:48:16

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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