Couture (illness) will not play Wednesday vs. the Kings.
Couture did not travel to Los Angeles for Wednesday's game because they thought it best to keep him home as he gets over a bug. With Couture out, Melker Karlsson will move into the top-6. Monitor Couture's status prior to Thursday's home game vs. the Lightning.
Couture (upper-body) will play Friday win Montreal.
Couture left Wednesday’s game after being cross-checked in the head/neck area by Senators’ forward Mike Hoffman. Couture was on the ice for the morning skate and will centre the second line with Mikkel Boedker and Kevin Labanc on his wings.
Couture left Wednesday’s game with an upper-body injury, but traveled with the team to Montreal.
Couture left Wednesday’s game after taking a cross-check to the back/neck area from Mike Hoffman. It was dirty play by the Senators’ winger and Couture left the game and did not return. Despite leaving, he is with the team in Montreal, which is a good sign that he could play on Friday.
Couture (ankle) will be in the lineup on Wednesday.
Couture missed Tuesday’s practice after having a screw removed from his surgically repaired ankle. Despite missing practice, Couture will be in the lineup vs. the Senators. He has nine goals and seven assists (16 points) in 25 games this season.
Couture (leg) will miss the Sharks’ five-game road trip.
Couture underwent a procedure to close up an artery due to bleeding in his right thigh and will miss at least the next five games. It will be the Sharks final five games before the Christmas break, so monitor his status when the team gets back into action after the break.
Couture left Wednesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Couture was playing in just his second game after missing 23 with a broken fibula. Exiting Wednesday's game sparks speculation that Couture may have suffered a setback. The details are limited at this point, so expect an update on Thursday or Friday.
Couture (fibula) will return to the Sharks lineup on Tuesday.
Couture has been out since October 13th, but will be back in the Sharks lineup on Tuesday. Couture will skate on the Sharks’ second line with Patrick Marleau and Joel Ward and will also be featured on the top power-play unit. Couture had one assist in three games before his injury.
The Sharks have activated Logan Couture (fibula) off of IR.
Couture has been out since October 13th because of a broken fibula, but he was activated from IR, which suggests that he will return to the lineup on Tuesday. The Sharks would not confirm that Couture would play vs. the Flames, so we will await word after Tuesday’s morning skate.
Couture is just over six weeks into his original 4-6 week timetable, so his return should be around the corner. He reportedly stayed on the ice for 30 minutes and look like he was moving well. Couture will need to participate in a number of practice sessions without limitations before he is cleared to play.
Couture will undergo surgery to repair a broken fibula; expected to miss 4-6 weeks.
Couture broke his fibula when his skate caught a rut in the ice and he is expected to miss at least one month. It all reality the news could have been much worse for Couture, but the Sharks’ offence takes a huge hit losing Couture. With their second line centre out, the Sharks recalled Nikolay Goldobin, who will make his NHL debut on Friday.
Couture suffered a foot/ankle injury in Thursday’s practice; spotted on crutches leaving the building.
Couture had to be helped off of the ice at practice this afternoon and was reportedly seen leaving the facility on crutches with is right foot in a boot. Couture will be evaluated, but the Sharks are not expected to release any information about Couture’s injury until Friday.