Kassian is suspended indefinitely; enters NHL Substance abuse program.
Kassian was in a car accident at 6 a.m on Sunday morning and fractured his leg and nose in the incident. Kassian will be suspended without pay until he’s cleared to play agains by the program’s administrators.
Kassian is out indefinitely with a fractured left foot and nose.
Kassian’s injury were reportedly “minor” on Sunday, but this afternoon the Canadiens revealed the injuries were more serious and will force him to miss time. Kassian has a bad reputation after underachieving in Buffalo and Vancouver but he was given a fresh start in Montreal, that has not gotten off on the right foot.
Kassian suffered “minor injuries” in a traffic accident on Sunday.
Kassian was “all bloodied up and stuff. He was in a daze,” a witness told the Montreal Gazette after the accident. Kassian, who was acquired from the Canucks this summer, should be considered day-to-day.
Kassian was held out of Tuesday’s game with tightness in his back. He was replaced by Alex Burrows on the Canucks top-line. Burrows scored two goals, so it could be tough for Kassian to work his way back to the first line.
Kassian is expected to skate on the Canucks top-line on Sunday.
After serving as a healthy scratch on Wednesday, Kassian returned to score two goals on Friday and that has earned him a spot on a line with the Sedin twins on Sunday. He has registered five goals and two assists in his last seven games.
Kassian (finger) will return to the lineup on Saturday vs. the Red Wings.
Kassian missed the last 14 games with a finger injury, but will be back in tonight vs. Detroit. Kassian will skate on the third line with Shawn Matthias and Brad Richardson. He has five points (2G / 3A) with a minus-5 rating and 26 PIMS in 17 games this season.
Kassian (finger) participated in Canucks practice on Sunday.
Kassian skated on his own on Saturday but is participating in his first practice since suffering a finger injury on November 25th. Kassian is targeting a post-Christmas break return to the Canucks lineup and it would appear as if he is on track for that.
Kassian will be out 2-3 weeks with a finger injury.
Kassian was injured in the Canucks win over the Devils on Tuesday. He will be out until mid-December and likely miss at least the next seven games. With Kassian out, Linden Vey wille get back onto the third line and top power-play.
Kassian was not on the ice for the Canucks game day skate and will miss his second straight game. With Kassian out, Nicklas Jensen, who was recalled on Friday, is expected to be in the lineup for the first time this season.