Hansen (knee) will not play Thursday, but could return on Saturday.
Hansen has been out since December 22nd, but could return on Saturday vs. the Wild. Hansen rotated in on Brandon Sutter’s line in Wednesday’s practice and has nine points (5G / 4A) in 18 games this season.
Hansen missed the Canucks final game before the Christmas break and will miss at least one month with a knee injury that he suffered last Thursday. Hansen previously missed 16 games this season and the injury bug has bit the Canucks’ top-line winger yet again.
The Maple Leafs have placed Jannik Hansen (undisclosed) on injured reserve.
Hansen was injured on a hit during the Canucks’ physical contest in Toronto on Saturday. Hansen’s move to IR means that he will miss at least the next three games with an undisclosed injury. Hansen had been playing with the Sedin Twins, so his injury should see Loui Eriksson move back up.
Hansen (undisclosed) considered day-to-day after missing Friday’s practice.
Hansen left Wednesday’s game with an undisclosed injury and then missed Friday’s practice which puts his status for Saturday’s game in serious doubt. With Hansen missing practice, Alex Burrows skated on the Canucks top line.
Hansen was expected to be in the lineup last night, but he ended up being held out of the lineup. He underwent a few more tests on Tuesday and has been cleared to return to the lineup on Sunday in Anaheim.
Hansen had been confirmed in the lineup by head coach Willie Desjardins, but he ended up being held out of the lineup vs.the Canucks. It was probably for the better, as the Canucks clearly did not need him as they easily disposed of Arizona. Consider Hansen day-to-day.
Hansen (undisclosed) is expected to play on Monday.
Despite being sent to the hospital after collapsing on the bench on bench last night. Hansen did not take part in Sunday’s practice, head coach Willie Desjardins expects Hansen to be good-to-go on Monday.