Bieksa got through another full practice on Friday and is expected to play on Saturday vs. Toronto. Bieksa has been out since January 20th with a hand injury, but it looks like he will be back in beside Luca Sbisa tomorrow. He has nine points (3G / 6A) in 45 games this season.
After being hit in the face by a puck on Sunday, Bieksa made a quick recovery and his vision is good enough for him to suit up tonight; albeit with a visor now. He will be paired with Ryan Stanton, who will also be back in the lineup tonight.
Bieksa said that the vision in his injured right eye has improved since yesterday, so he is going to give it a go this morning. He will try a visor to protect the eye, but this is great news for the Canucks, the original feeling was that the damage to the eye was substantial.
Bieksa (face) will travel with the Canucks on their road trip; listed as day-to-day.
Despite taking a puck to the face on Sunday, Bieksa will travel with the team on their upcoming four-game road-trip. The trip starts tomorrow in Colorado, but there is no word on whether Bieksa will be in the lineup.
Bieksa left Sunday's game after being hit in the face by a puck; did not return.
Bieksa reportedly left the arena with a doctor and there is a lot of concern about Bieksa's eye. It was a dangerous looking play and something that could keep Bieksa sidelined for a lengthy period of time. Expect an update on Monday.
Bieksa (upper-body) is on the ice for pregame warmups.
Bieksa skated the last two days so he was expected to be in the lineup tonight, so his participation in warmups all pretty much assures that he will play. Expect Yannick Weber to take a seat with Bieksa playing.
Bieksa (upper-body) will be a game-time decision tonight.
Bieksa participated in the Canucks gameday skate and said that he "felt good" but will "see how things are this afternoon". So, Bieksa is still listed as a gametime decision, but it seems like there is a good chance that he will be in the lineup tonight. With only four games tonight you can put him in your daily lineups without getting burned if he doesn't play.
Bieksa (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.
Bieksa was back on the ice on Tuesday after missing Monday's practice with an undisclosed injury. The33-year-old is looking to get back to the 40-point plateau after posting just 36 points (10G / 26A) in 112 games over the last two seasons. Monitor his status tomorrow.
Bieksa (ankle) is on the ice for the Canucks' morning skate.
Bieksa was unable to put any weight on his leg when he left the ice on Thursday. But he was spotted this morning walking without a limp and his presence at the morning skate suggests that he will be in the lineup tonight. If he is unable to go, Frank Corrado will play.
Bieksa left Thursday's game after suffering an ankle injury in the second period and did not return.
Bieksa was hurt in a collision with Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog along the side-boards. He was unable to put any weight on his right leg as he left the ice. There is no report if Bieksa is expected to miss any time, but the Canucks have recalled Frank Corrado, which suggests that he will.